Friends of Thurrock Museum

Photo:A detachment of Territorials guarding Tilbury Docks 1915.

A detachment of Territorials guarding Tilbury Docks 1915.

From the Facebook page

Photo:Raising money for the Tilbury Hospital

Raising money for the Tilbury Hospital

From tthe Friends of Thurrock Museum WWI Facebook page

Photo:Recruiting in Tilbury

Recruiting in Tilbury

From the Friends of Thurrock Museum WWI Facebook page

Thurrock in the First World War

By John Matthews

The Friends of Thurrock Museum have a Facebook page. It covers the whole of Thurrock, but includes references to Tilbury and Chadwell.

 

 

 

One of the photos is a carnival float of women from Wouldhams Cement raising money for Tilbury hospital in June 1918.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There is also this Tilbury recruiting poster.

 

 

This page was added by John Matthews on 27/01/2015.