SHORWELL residents will gather to remember villagers who were killed in the First World War.

An exhibition will be held in the parish hall this weekend to remember those who died and the families who were bereaved.

Entitled A Shorwell Parish Album, it will feature archival material, including photographs of the village and its residents, collected over the past three decades by Mary Barton.

Mary’s grandfather, Charles Barton, was killed in France in October, 1916. He left his wife, Ellen, and seven children — the youngest of whom was Mary's father, Carl.

The exhibition will be open from 11am to 4pm on Saturday (November 10) and 10am to 4pm (November 11).

Shorwell Parish Hall, built as a First World War memorial, will be rededicated on Sunday afternoon.

Soldier silhouettes and poppies have been placed around the village as part of the commemorations.

Anyone with an interest in wartime or Island history is welcome to come along.