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DR KATHERINE STORR
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Spalding Home Guard, Grandad Popple in the middle outside the Drill Hall on Haverfield Rd ...
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Spalding patrol details wanted A grandson of another member of the World War 2 secret army is also seeking more information about the Spalding patrol. Working in conjunction with www.britishresist ...
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Thanks to Roy Ashton continuing the theme from yesterday, here is a memory from Bruce Robinson. The photographs attached show some of the many people who stepped up to protec ...
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75 years ago today Long Sutton celebrated the end of world war 2 in Europe. Looking through the Civic Society archives I wondered how we could remember the occasion and looke ...
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I have recently acquired a book called  “The Story of No 11 Group” Royal Observer Corps. The book was edited by C.OBS. J. Newton Head Observer, Fox 2 Post. The book was ...
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This year will mark 75 years since the the European element of World War 2 came to an end, this article is from January 1945 and was a regular feature in the Spalding G ...
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Here's another article from 1945 in relation to local service people on active service in World War 2, I personally knew Ray Barsley due to being a good friend of his son - d ...
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The book tells the story of Eric Houldershaw who was born in Hundred Fen, Gosberton Clough, Spalding and spent 50 years in agriculture there. Moving into Spalding in retireme ...
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This medal was issued in 1920 to soldiers returning from WW1.
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Hello, I am trying to locate the exact area where a Meteor Jet crashed in September 1953. I know that it came down in the orchard of a farm owned by a Mr Richard Sutterby in ...
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Terry Grantham was just eight-years-old when he headed off to school one day carrying a little case and a gas mask. It was September 1, 1939, two days before war was declared, and he found h ...
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The paper The papers featured the names of many men and women from Sutton St James, who served their country. [caption id="attachment_25041" align="aligncenter" ...
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Local historian and author Bruce Robinson lived in Long Sutton as a child during the war years. His memoirs provide this account of increasing militarisation to counter the threat of German invasion d ...
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