Gravesend Grammar School - Remembering our 'old boys'
The School have carried out a detailed family research of each of the Gravesend Grammar School pupils who fought and died in WW1. Buriel sites have been located across Europe and some in Gravesham, the projects aims to lay a wreath at each of these graves starting with those in Belgium in 2014.
A website will be available soon with detailed information and learning resources.
St John's Comprehensive School - Gravesham Memorials book and projects
Assisted by the Local History Society the school will investigate memorials in the Gravesham area starting with the Memorial on Windmill Hill. Each name listed will be studied in detail with a biography written. The biographies will be added together to produce an illustrated and captioned 200 pages A4 book. The Memorial on Windmill Hill will comprise 3 volumes; Volume 1 – A-E is almost complete with a view to launch it in September at the school or at the Woodville Theatre with the Mayor in attendance. Volumes covering the other names to follow as the work is done.
The school will also mount a display with artefacts, postcards and information on Gravesham and the Great War ready for September 2014.
Students from year 9 plus re-enactors and student actors will portray Gravesham soldiers from the War being interviewed under the control of a television news reporter.