World War One : A Valleys View – Animations
My Dearest Mother
“My Dearest Mother” is an animation created by young people from Torfaen County Borough Council as part of the “World War One : A Valleys View” project.
The animation has been inspired by the story of James Henry Finn as printed in Big Pit National Coal Museum’s “ When Dai Became Tommy” GLO publication
Landing at the Dardanelles
“Landing at the Dardanelles” is an animation created by Year 9 pupils from Abertillery Comprehensive School as part of the “World War One : A Valleys View” project
The animation has been created using primary source material written by Private James Squires and his family, kindly contributed by Mr & Mrs Gittings
“World War One: A Valleys View” is a Head4Arts project, supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund. During the project Head4Arts worked with community groups throughout the eastern heads of the valleys region to create a series of films that combine personal narrative and oral history with contemporary interpretations of World War One heritage.