Derbyshire Yeomanry


One hundred years ago, the Derbyshire Yeomanry were having quite a different war than the standard text-book image of the Western Front, according to Dr Mike Galer.

Dr Galer was the Senior Collection Officer and Curator of the 9th /12th Lancers Museum at Derby Museums for seven years and is currently General Manager at Crich Tramway Village.

You can read his full article here: The Derbyshire Yeomanry in the First World War

Dr Galer has also written Derby – Remembering 1914 -18, which is available from The Forge Gift Shop at Crich Tramway Village, as well as other well- known book shops.

If you are interested in the First World War and Edwardian era, make a date to visit our Edwardian Event from Friday 15th – Sunday 17th July 2016. Come dressed in Edwardian costume and get reduced admission prices.

Crich Tramway Village is a brand name for the National Tramway Museum (Accredited with Arts Council England), solely owned and operated by The Tramway Museum Society, incorporated in England with liability by guarantee (no. 744229). Registered charity number 313615. Our ICO number is Z6700136.

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