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27 October 1918 : Pte Reginald Smith

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Parents: Alfred (leather currier/bricklayer's assistant) and Bertha Smith In 1901, age 2, Reginald lived at home (3 Mosely Place, Leeds) with his parents, 4 year old sister and a boarder. Age 12 at the 1911 Census, Reginald was at school (part-time) while working as a 'doffer'. He was living at home (4 Walton St, Sutton Mill, Keighley) with his …


An Original First World War RAF Hangar and the story of 'RFC Bramham Moor'

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Anyone driving along the A64 dual carriageway between York and Leeds may have noticed at a significant barn-like structure set back in the fields from the road on the York side of Bramham junction. The building that is just visible from the road was an original World War One aircraft hangar and 33 Squadron was the first squadron to be based at the …


Leeds Pals Memorial

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The Yorkshire Dales can be one of the most picturesque spots in the UK. They can also be cold, windswept, wet and inhospitable. On the road out of Masham (pronounced Massam), which is a small town north of Ripon, are a couple of reservoirs, Leighton and Roundhill. The first of these – Roundhill – was commissioned by Harrogate Corporation in the ve…


Annual Conference & AGM 2024

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This year the AGM will be held in Leeds at Weetwood Hall Estate Topics and Speakers: Anne Buckley ‘German on the Run, from Tsingtao to Skipton’ Dr Irfan Malik ‘Dulmial village (in modern day Pakistan) in the Great War Fraser Skirrow ‘Most of the Work, Most of the Blame, Noe of the Credit. Platoon commanders in the Great War’  Followed by T…