Archives: July 2017

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honour Manchester’s VC heroes

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge recently unveiled six memorial flagstones in Manchester, each in remembrance of a locally born soldier of World War ...

City of Liverpool Somme Commemoration

‘He was the bravest officer I ever served under…’As an 18 year old, Georges Gabriel Coury from Croxteth, Liverpool, volunteered with 2/6th King�...

Royal British Legion sign of approval for Rochdale’s World War One battle streets

Five streets in Rochdale named after World War One battles have been re-dedicated and had special new signs unveiled during a public ceremony in the...

Chorley VC remembered

The Mayor of Chorley, accompanied by the Rifles City Colonel in the North West Lt Col Ian Sawers, unveiled the VC Memorial Stone of Rifleman William M...

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Annual Boer War Commemoration in Wigan

The Friends of Wigan’s Boer War Memorial recently held their first wreath-laying ceremony since the new statue was erected in Mesnes Park, Wigan. Th...

Rochdale welcomes WW1 march

Hundreds of onlookers gathered on the streets of Rochdale as the town welcomed the final stage of an historical re-enactment marking 100 years since t...

Poppy Record
World Record Breakers

School children from across Sefton have set a new World Record to commemorate the start of the First World War.To mark Sefton’s First World War ...

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