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The Barnetby Boys by Roger Frankish - A north Lincolnshire town at war
Reveille Press (18 Nov. 2014)
‘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 …
1 June 1918 : Captain Hewson Street MC & Bar
His parents were George Street (the local blacksmith) and Eliza Dixon Street (née Thorpe) Hewson was raised in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire. At the 1901 Census, age 7, Hewson was at home living on Witham Road, Woodhall Spa with his parents, older sister and two younger siblings Gwendoline and Brenda, his grandmother and a blacksmith apprentice …
Francis McLaren, Liberal MP for Spalding : Gallipoli and RFC
On 30 August 1917, Francis McLaren, who was a Liberal MP for Spalding, was killed in an Avro 504 A which fell into the sea off Montrose. He was on a training flight at the time. Second Lieutenant McLaren was undergoing pilot training with Number 18 Training Squadron (RNVR). Although rescued by a fishing boat, Francis did not regain consciousnes…
'POW Camps in Lincolnshire' with Dr Alan Malpass
Dr Alan Malpass PhD, MA, BA (Hons), FRHistS, AFHEA is a lecturer in Military History at Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln. In this new talk, he looks at the history of Prisoner of War Camps in Lincolnshire during the Second World War, and their social impact on the people of the county. Many people do not realise that several POW camps were …