South Hollanders on War Service

South Hollanders on War Service

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 Guardian. What caught my eye was the situation in regards to the Hallam family which no doubt was...
Country Lad to Soldier

Country Lad to Soldier

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 retirement where he wrote down his memories of the 3 years of his life when he was in the Army during...
Crowland War Memorial

Crowland War Memorial

The Crowland War Memorial was unveiled on November 28th 1920 and was reported as follows: “The Crowland War Memorial erected in the Old Market Place, was unveiled on Sunday afternoon, in the presence of a large gathering of people. The Memorial is in the form of a,...
Historian recalls wartime in Long Sutton

Historian recalls wartime in Long Sutton

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 during 1940… When I was about five, the Army moved into an...
Donington Royal Observer Corp

Donington Royal Observer Corp

This photo comes form Donington Memories Lincolnshire FB. It shows Observer Corps possibly at the Listening post in Days Lane.  Back row L is Jesse Ault O.B.E /. R is Tuffy Hammond . front ? Can anybody help with more information?