Got an e-mail from Stan, Kim, Ticho and Lena Derkx of Berg en Terblijt, the Netherlands on Monday, the 18th. It was about their adoption of the grave in Henri-Chapelle US Cemetery in Belgium, where PFC Glenn Williams, of the 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Division, USA, was killed on September 19, 1944 while helping to liberate their town, is buried. 55 more words
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From the Cardiff Times …..a wonderful report describing the events leading up to the opening of The Workman’s Hall in Ebbw Vale.
For several years the South Wales Miners’ Federation had realised that there was a need for a designated building which would accommodate the men when meetings were held. 300 more words
With the sun shining brightly this morning, I decided to show my wife around some of the landmarks in Heathrow Villages
With the ongoing fight against the new runway and the rubbish and pothole issues that are frequently highlighted by our representatives in The Villages, it is good to highlight some of the positive aspects of life in the area and to take some time to look around the sites of historic interest that Heathrow Expansion would blight… 493 more words