PARTNERS

 

LMHG are delighted to acknowledge the support and assistance provided to us by our numerous civilian and military contacts without whom much of our work would be both very much more difficult and in some cases impossible!  Principal partners are shown on this page with the links to military units in the area shown on the drop down menu under "LINKS".

 

 

Local Organisations:

 

Lancaster District Council -

Mr Mark McTigue - Tourism Marketing and Events Team Leader    

MMcTigue@lancaster.gov.uk

The Events team have taken responsibility for co-ordination of District Events and hold regular planning sessions to enable cross group planning.

 

 

Lancaster University  -

 Dr Corinna Penniston Bird - Senior Lecturer History Dept                    

 c.m.peniston-bird@lancaster.ac.uk

The University has played a major part with LMHG in creating a rolling programme of lectures throughoput the five year period.

 

 

Kings Own Royal Regiment Museum  - 

Mr Peter Donnelly - Museum Curator                                                              kingsownmuseum@iname.com

Museum support has been crucial to many local organisations contributing to the joint Centenary commemoration programme through the singular knowledge of the Curator.

 

 

 

Our Prodigious Researcher -

Brigadier Jim Dennis (Ret'd)

A member of LMHG since its foundation: we are entirely indebted for the enormously succesful undertaking to create the "Reveille" database of names and biographical details of all those listed on the Districts War Memorials which can be found online at www.lancasterwarmemorials.org . This research is now a central plank of the Lancaster University mapping of the database currently underway and featured in the 'Campus in the City' project in February 2014. LMHG are currently preparing a bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to apply for funds to carry out this new extensive programme.

 

It is with a profound sense of loss that we announce the recent death of Brigadier Jim Dennis. His work on the War Memorials of Lancaster and their corresponding Books of Honour will remain as an enduring legacy.

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