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23 September 1918 : Chief Mot Mech William Howson


His father was a railway engine driver. He had six siblings at the 1891 census and ten years later were joined by a nephew. All lived together at 37 Midland Terrace, Hellifield.  William worked in the gas department of Hellifield Station before becoming a motor mechanic at Ilkley prior to enlistment. He joined the Navy in January 1916 and se…

Railwaymen of Cumbria Remembered : A roll of honour produced by the Cumbrian Railways Association


By Peter Robinson and Micheel Peascod 48 pages illustrated, A4 format. Available from CRA Book Sales 50 Tattershall Toothill Swindon SN5 8BX.   Price £4.00 post free.    ‘Railwaymen of the First War’ as a title would threaten to fill several volumes of books, encyclopaedic in size and scope so it is just as well that ‘Railwaymen of Cumbria…