The Barnbow Munitions Factory Incident by Jacki and Bob Lawrence
10 Feb

This presentation looks at the building and operation of the Number One Shell Filling Factory at Barnbow during World War One. It also describes the accidents which occurred there and which resulted in the loss of 40 lives. We also look at some of the lives of the victims and how they were affected by the working conditions and the explosions.

Members and non-members of The Western Front Association are equally welcome. Any new visitors are guaranteed a friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome from a group of like-minded enthusiasts. 


Manor Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, York, YO26 6PA
(Peter Palmer) 01274 642907
10 Feb 2024 14:00