War Memorials Trust works for the protection and conservation of war memorials in the UK. They provide advice and information to anyone as well as running grant schemes for the repair and conservation of war memorials. The website provides a range of resources to help you discover more about war memorials and their preservation.



Preston Historical Society, founded in 1948, meets on the first Monday of the month between October and May.

The aims and objectives of the Preston Historical Society are to promote the study of local history in Preston and Lancashire. In 2008 the Society celebrated its Diamond Jubilee and is be one of the oldest Societies affiliated to Lancashire Local History Federation.



Established by Royal Charter in 1917, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission pays tribute to the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars. It is a non-profit-making organisation that was founded by Sir Fabian Ware.



Help for Heroes is a British charity launched on the 1st October 2007 to help provide better facilities for British servicemen and women wounded since September 11th 2001. It was founded by Bryn Parry OBE and his wife Emma Parry OBE after they visited soldiers at Selly Oak Hospital in Birmingham.



They are The Soldiers' Charity. They give lifetime support to serving and retired soldiers and their families. They risk so much for us, but for them, it's just doing their job.

In return, ABF provide financial assistance when they are in real need.

Community History Department


A wealth of information available, either viewing original documents or archived onto microfilm. Also available is an index of obituaries in the Preston Guardian for WW1 under the heading local resources HERE at Lancashire Lantern image archive.


Duke of Lancaster's Regiment


All the available information, past and present of the Regiment here on the MOD Army website.



The Museum is housed  in Preston's historic Fulwood Barracks in the heart of Lancashire.

They preserve for posterity the achievements, records and artefacts of The Queen's Lancashire Regiment.


You can give your support by making a small donation to help with the Memorial Insurance and maintenance.


Please send a cheque made payable to Preston Pals War Memorial Trust by downloading a subscription form HERE and print out and send to us with your kind donation or set up a regular giving amount by standing order, please contact us HERE

Registered Charity No. 1141064

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