New exhibition showcases never-before-seen artifacts from WWI

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CROYDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: A member of staff poses next to British World War One soldiers in a recreated trench during a press preview for the 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' exhibition at Whitgift School on March 8, 2016 in Croydon, England. The exhibition presents 1916 and the First World War as seen by Britain, France and Germany and will run from March 12 to August 31 2016. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
CROYDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: A member of staff holds a salvage bounty award issued to Royal Navy sailor William Henry Spowart after the Battle of Jutland, during a press preview for the 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' exhibition at Whitgift School on March 8, 2016 in Croydon, England. The exhibition presents 1916 and the First World War as seen by Britain, France and Germany and will run from March 12 to August 31 2016. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
CROYDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: A member of staff holds an original railway sign from Verdun in France during a press preview for the 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' exhibition at Whitgift School on March 8, 2016 in Croydon, England. The exhibition presents 1916 and the First World War as seen by Britain, France and Germany and will run from March 12 to August 31 2016. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
An employee puts the finishing touches to a model of Lionel Morris who was a former Whitgift student and the first pilot to be shot down by the Red Baron in 1916, as part of World War I exhibition at the Whitgift school in Croydon in south London on March 8, 2016. Marking the Centenary of the First World War and the momentous battles at Verdun, Jutland and the Somme, 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' presents a collection of more than 600 original objects, many from private collections, never before displayed in public. / AFP / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
CROYDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: A dog tag and photo of World War One Royal Navy sailor William Henry Spowart is pictured during a press preview for the 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' exhibition at Whitgift School on March 8, 2016 in Croydon, England. The exhibition presents 1916 and the First World War as seen by Britain, France and Germany and will run from March 12 to August 31 2016. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
CROYDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: A member of staff holds letters from Royal Navy sailor William Henry Spowart during a press preview for the 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' exhibition at Whitgift School on March 8, 2016 in Croydon, England. The exhibition presents 1916 and the First World War as seen by Britain, France and Germany and will run from March 12 to August 31 2016. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
CROYDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: A letter belonging to World War One Royal Navy sailor William Henry Spowart is pictured during a press preview for the 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' exhibition at Whitgift School on March 8, 2016 in Croydon, England. The exhibition presents 1916 and the First World War as seen by Britain, France and Germany and will run from March 12 to August 31 2016. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
An employee installs a model depicting a 'Tommy' soldier wearing uniform and kit of the British infantryman in 1916, as part of World War I exhibition at the Whitgift school in Croydon in south London on March 8, 2016. Marking the Centenary of the First World War and the momentous battles at Verdun, Jutland and the Somme, 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' presents a collection of more than 600 original objects, many from private collections, never before displayed in public. / AFP / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
CROYDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: A member of staff poses with a Wold War One German pilots helmet during press preview for the 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' exhibition at Whitgift School on March 8, 2016 in Croydon, England. The exhibition presents 1916 and the First World War as seen by Britain, France and Germany and will run from March 12 to August 31 2016. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
CROYDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: Bullet holes can be seen in an original railway sign from Verdun in France during a press preview for the 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' exhibition at Whitgift School on March 8, 2016 in Croydon, England. The exhibition presents 1916 and the First World War as seen by Britain, France and Germany and will run from March 12 to August 31 2016. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
An employee puts the finish touches to a recreation of the trenches in the battle of the Somme, as part of World War I exhibition at the Whitgift school in Croydon in south London on March 8, 2016. Marking the Centenary of the First World War and the momentous battles at Verdun, Jutland and the Somme, 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' presents a collection of more than 600 original objects, many from private collections, never before displayed in public. / AFP / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
CROYDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: A salvage bounty award and letter belonging to Wolrd War One Royal Navy sailor William Henry Spowart are pictured during a press preview for the 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' exhibition at Whitgift School on March 8, 2016 in Croydon, England. The exhibition presents 1916 and the First World War as seen by Britain, France and Germany and will run from March 12 to August 31 2016. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
An employee displays a white feather dating back to 1916 which was given to men who avoided conscription, as part of World War I exhibition at the Whitgift school in Croydon in south London on March 8, 2016. Marking the Centenary of the First World War and the momentous battles at Verdun, Jutland and the Somme, 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' presents a collection of more than 600 original objects, many from private collections, never before displayed in public. / AFP / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
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A new exhibition called 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' is coming to the Whitgift School in Croydon, England.

Marking the Centenary of the First World War and the momentous battles at Verdun, Jutland and the Somme, 'Remembering 1916 - Life on the Western Front' presents a collection of more than 600 original objects. Many are from private collections and have never before been displayed in public.

The exhibition showcases the pivotal year of the First World War through a unique series of personal items and stories including letters, dog tags and uniforms. Stories are included from both sides of war as seen by Britain, France and Germany.

The exhibition will run from March 12 to Aug. 31, 2016.

Take A Look At This Practice Battlefield From World War I

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