“Keep the Home Fires Burning” is an Exhibition marking 80 years of the outbreak of World War 2 and is at Hedon Museum from Wednesday 11 September until Saturday 2 November 2019.
This is an image inspired by the Preston Commemoration of World War 1 – but the poem by Terry Fee was written for the Thorngumbald Remembrance Service…
REMEMBRANCE DAY will be observed today 11th November 2010. The day was originally established to commemorate the end of The Great War on that date in 1918. World War I formally ended when major hostilities halted following the signing of the Armistice between the Allied forces and Germany “at […]
HULL WAS a major target for air raids during World War II. However, according to North East Coast Town: Ordeal & Triumph: The Story of Kingston-upon-Hull in the 1939-1945 Great War it was Saltend that experienced the first ever daylight raid to take place in the country. On […]
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION in Hedon is holding a music and entertainment evening in the “Blitz” style this evening (Fri 7th May 2010) to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the ending of the war in Europe. Come in Fancy Dress and help re-create the atmosphere of the 1940’s and […]
Jonathan Andrew Young, 18, of the 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of Wellington’s), was killed in Afghanistan on Thursday 20th August. Jonathan, along with Sgt Paul McAlees, was killed following two explosions that happened while both men were on a foot patrol in Sangin District, Helmand Province […]