Marlow Remembers World War One Association
Who are we?
We have set up the Marlow Remembers World War One Association to ensure that, one hundred years on from the conflict, there is an appropriate range of events and activities to commemorate the impact of the War upon the people and town of Marlow and surrounding area.
The Association is entirely led by volunteers and includes representatives from a number of local interest groups and societies, such as the Marlow Society, Marlow Museum and the Royal British Legion. Local schools are also represented on the group. We are grateful for the financial support that we have received to date from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Marlow Town Council and PwC.
Our role is to act as a local umbrella organisation, co-ordinating and encouraging the activities of other local groups. We will focus attention and provide the link to county and national programmes and initiatives. We are also a source of ideas for other societies, groups and individuals.
What is our purpose?
Our overall goal is to record and commemorate the effects of World War One (1914-1918) on the communities of Marlow Town, Marlow Bottom, Great Marlow, Little Marlow, Medmenham and Bisham. In particular, we are focused on raising the awareness and understanding of the impact of the war on local people and the town.
We aim to:
- Commemorate the contribution made by people from around Marlow in World War One
- Explain the involvement of the people from Marlow and the surrounding area in the War, both at home and in battle
- Provide a lasting record of the commemoration for future generations
- Involve the whole community
Are you interested in getting involved?
Please do contact us if you would like to:
- Find out more about what we are doing and planning to do
- Get involved in any aspect of our research or activities
- Share a story or memento from the time of World War One
- Make a suggestion or put forward an idea, big or small.