Project BUGLE is a five year project – supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund – that aims to remember the thousand men from Batley and Birstall who were lost in The First World War.
The website has been set up to house all the material created by the project and, to ensure a lasting record is created and maintained.
The project has been supported by the BLEAK HOUSE FAMILY HISTORY Group who provided the expertise to build and maintain the data.
The BUGLE website was launched at the Batley Festival in September 2015. The material developed and exhibited by the project will be available on-line. This will include all the editions of the BUGLE Newsletter; the soldier stories published so far: the monthly Poppy Lists that have appeared in the Batley and Birstall News and, from the end of the year, copies of all the articles that have been exhibited in the local libraries the since July 2014.
Project Leader, Tony Dunlop, said that “the availability of the material on the website was one of the main aims of the project so that a lasting memory, and reference point, of the war would be available for ever.”