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Nuneaton Welcomes Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery
On Friday June 11th 1948 the Nuneaton Observer reported on the grandiose visit by the Chief of the Imperial General Staff, to unveil the new inscription on the Riversley Park ...
HMS... Malt Shovel Perhaps?
As the Second World War progressed and the established military bases came under enemy fire, small bases were set up in areas of the country considered to be safe from enemy ...
Lance Corporal William Amey VC
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced £100,000 towards the restoration of the UK graves of First World War Victoria Cross heroes. The project, in association with the Victoria Cross Trust, ...
Diary of a WW1 Nuneaton Soldier, Part 4 of 4
The fourth and final selection from the diary, continuing from part three. The intensity of the work in this section sees Clark having nothing to eat and drink all day on ...
Diary of a WW1 Nuneaton Soldier, Part 3 of 4
The third section of the diary, continuing on from part two. This section covers Clark’s birthday, although there is less of a desire to maintain ‘normality’ here than in the ...
Diary of a WW1 Nuneaton Soldier, Part 2 of 4
Continuing on from part one on this website, the second selection of pages from a World War One diary. Here, despite the fighting going on around him, the soldier clings ...
Diary of a WW1 Nuneaton Soldier, Part 1 of 4
Nuneaton Memories were passed this diary by a family member. What particularly stands out at the beginning is the length of time needed to reach their station, but also the ...
Lady Dorothie Feilding
A brief background Lady Dorothie Feilding was daughter of Rudolph Feilding, ninth Earl of Denbigh, and the Countess of Denbigh, Cecilia Mary Feilding. In World War One she drove ambulances for ...
The Reeves Brothers in World War One - Thomas
Thomas Fredrick Reeves was born in 1896, in Fazeley. Later moving to Tamworth and then to Kingsbury, where he worked at Kingsbury Colliery. On 6th August 1914 in Whittington, Staffordshire, Thomas ...
The Reeves Brothers in World War One - Herbert
Herbert John Reeves was born in 1899, in Tamworth. Later moving to Kingsbury, where he worked at Kingsbury Colliery. On 17th September 1914 at Brook Street in Birmingham, Herbert joined the ...
Charles Thomas Raven in World War I
First World War Soldier Charles Thomas Raven was commemorated by his wife in a lovely tapestry (see photo). This shows that he served as a private in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment ...
William Charles Harding
I know very little about my grandfather, I know he was born in or around Knowle and I have his soldiers small book and some papers relating to service in the ...
World War II Diary Extracts From a Nuneaton Soldier
A few extracts from a diary dated 1942 donated to Nuneaton Memories – hoping you can read the entries.
World War II Diary
A diary of a Nuneaton Soldier dated 1942 was donated to Nuneaton Memories, does anyone recognise these character drawings that were also with it ?
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