One of the neatest things I discovered a few years back in the Kane, PA library was a series of city directories. At the time I was exploring my wife’s ancestors with the last names of BURROWS, CLARK, DIPPO, HOKE, and HOUSLER. 166 more words
It´s Christmas Eve of 2016, one of the most difficult, confusing and hateful years Europe has lived through since the end of the Second World War. 637 more words
In my last couple of blogs I have written the story of Jimmy Astin MM and what he did during the fisrt World War.
From the history of his regiment the Lancashire Regiment, and his citation in the local paper we can pin down where Jimmy Astin was when he won his medal. 1,269 more words