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23 September 1918 : Chief Mot Mech William Howson

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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

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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…