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Lincolnshire in the Path of the Zeppelins with Ian Castle


Ian Castle will be presenting on 'Lincolnshire in the Path of the Zeppelins' and The Collection on Friday 10th August, 7 pm Ian Castle is a leading expert on the history of Germany’s WW1 aerial campaign against Britain. He runs the air raid website, Ian Castle Zeppelin and his latest book, ‘Zeppelin Onslaught - The Forgotten Blitz 1914-1915’, was …

10 June 1916 : Pte John Joseph Robinson, 2nd Bn Wellington Regiment, NZEF.


John grew up at Oakworth, Yorkshire, where he lived and worked on his father's farm. After emigrating to Aukland, New Zealand in about 1913, he lived at Napier and enlisted into the Wellington Regiment in early 1915. After his training, John embarked for overseas service on board the Willochra on 13 November 1915 bound for Egypt, and then on to th…

The Barnetby Boys by Roger Frankish - A north Lincolnshire town at war


Reveille Press (18 Nov. 2014) 322 pages  ‘The Barnetby Boys', though non-fiction, you are soon immersed in the drama of a world as rich as the BBC’s Radio First World War drama series ‘Homeland’.  Think, if you will of the ‘Archers’ set a hundred years ago, broadly the generation of 1900 to 1925, though instead of farming, Barnetby was a hub of …