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The First World War came to the Nat on Saturday 16th May 2015 when we held our first Lottery funded event Meet the Tommy, since opening our Fern Hill diorama in November 2014. Scott Knowles of the Great War Society came along to demonstrate the recruitment process, and the contents of a Tommys kitbag. After swearing the Oath of Allegience each child taking part recieved a replica King’s shilling.  
Joining up. Contents of a Tommys kit Young Callum joining up. More kit. Lottery Fund Logo. Recruiting Sgt Scott Knowles. Alan, committee member on guard. More young visitors receiving their Kings Shilling.