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Visiting the War Memorial of Korea

Most people have heard of the Korean war, a war that started in 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea on 25th June 1950 and ended in an armistice on 27th July 1953. 581 more words


A Hundred Years Ago...

Sorry, this is a bit of a downbeat post, but it relates to events 100 years ago today, and it seems appropriate. This is from the Clitheroe Advertiser on 21st December 1917. 454 more words

Great War

Share your stories as the nation remembers the fallen in 2018

As the First World War Memorial programme is now in the final 12 months of the First World War centenary, we want to hear from communities all over England as we look at showcasing the work of volunteers during the past few years. 124 more words


City outlines potential options for future of Waikiki Natatorium

What should happen to the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial?

Construction was completed in 1927 as a memorial to honor veterans of World War I.

But over the past several decades, the facility fell into disrepair. 424 more words


Clitheroe and Family History

We went to Slaidburn on Monday, taking the tree picture on the way. It’s a fascinating old village, which wouldn’t look out of place in a Harry Potter film (or a Hammer House of Horror film for those of us who remember them). 340 more words

“Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red”

On November 11th I was travelling on the Great Western Railway to London.

Everywhere on Plymouth station there were notices advising that it being “Armistice Day”, there will be a national 2-minute silence to be observed for the fallen in past Wars.  931 more words

Brighton Arch of Remembrance

The Arch of Remembrance has pride of place in Brighton, on the foreshore right in front the jetty. Indeed, it is a grand and formal entrance to the jetty. 314 more words