Henry’s War Memorabilia Sparks Students’ Interest
Henry Brady, who is a military history enthusiast, recently brought medic packs, uniforms and a German drinks bottle from World War Two to his class.
Henry, who is in Year 9, was first introduced to military history by his step-grandad and now the two of them attend about six events a year, including re-enactments.
He has also amassed an impressive collection of historical items, including bullets, helmets and shoes from the two World Wars.
Henry said: "We celebrate what people did in the war and we remember the men who were lost.
"I first got interested in military history when I was about five - I think it was the aeroplanes that captured my interest.
"We have been learning about World War Two in lesson and there are still things I don't know."
His collection, which he stores at his house and his relatives', has provided students with a unique opportunity to get their hands on historical artefacts.