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16 August 1917 : Lt Colonel Sir Robert Benyon Nevill Gunter


The son of the MP for Barkston Ash Division, Sir Robert Gunter, the owners of Wetherby Grange, Yorkshire with estates in Earl’s Court and Brompton and Jane Margaret (née Benyon).  His father and uncle had served in the Crimea. He had two brothers and a sister. A Justice of the Peace and a member of the Wetherby Town Hall Committee.  Nevill was …

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


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 …