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William Leighton

This blog post has been prepared by one of our volunteers, Ann Eales.


William Leighton was born to a Bradley family, although his parents moved to Smethwick when he was born. 592 more words

Men Who Served

Richard Latimer Sutton

Richard Latimer Sutton was born in 1883 in Atcham in Shropshire, the son of William and Ellen Sutton (nee Mahoney). By 1901, Richard at 18 was an electric tram conductor, and was staying with his brother-in-law, William Rushton, in Branksome in Dorset. 238 more words

Men Who Served

First World War Medals

Armistice Day is always an emotive time and it often prompts people to look back to family members who served or were killed in the First World War. 278 more words

Snapshots From The Archive

Reginald Charles Piper

This blog posting was prepared by one of our volunteers, Frank Lockley.


The Express & Star of 4th May 1918 reports the death of Captain Reginald Charles Piper, killed in action in France. 373 more words

Men Who Served

British War Medal (WW1)

The British War Medal is the most common of all the British medals issued in WW1.  Over 6.5 million were awarded to British and Imperial forces who served for 28 days between 5 August 1914 and 11 November 1918.  109 more words

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