Sweetheart Pin Cushion Mural Will Deliver Poignant Message

Sweetheart Pin Cushion Mural Will Deliver Poignant Message
July 18, 2018

Local Artist Emma Garness is currently transforming a corner of Beverley with mural of a Sweetheart Pin Cushion as part of the Beverley Town Council’s WW1 Centenary commemorations. .

Emma who has worked on a range of projects including the ‘Bankside Gallery’ in Hull is working on her latest project in her home town of Beverley in the Memorial Gardens.

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Molescroft Parish Council Restore Village’s Roll of Honour

Molescroft Parish Council Restored Village’s Roll of Honour
March 4, 2018

As the anniversary to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I approaches later this year, Molescroft Parish Council has restored the village’s Roll of Honour.

Parish Councillors David Boynton & Jackie Heffer formed a working group, with the aim of restoring the Roll of Honour which lists the names of 20 Molescroft servicemen who took up the call to arms in the conflict. The roll records the death of only one serviceman Lieutenant Edmund Wigfall Military cross.

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GALLERY : Yorkshire Regiment Parade in Beverley

GALLERY : Yorkshire Regiment Parade in Beverley
June 30, 2017

Around a hundred soldiers marched through Beverley with bayonets fixed, colours flying and bands playing as they exercised their freedom rights.

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion of The Yorkshire Regiment took part in the Freedom Parade on Friday, 30 June in Beverley led by commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Sam Humpris.

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Yorkshire Regiment To Parade Through Beverley Ahead Of Deployment

Yorkshire Regiment To Parade Through Beverley Ahead Of Deployment
June 27, 2017

Over a hundred soldiers will march through Beverley and Bridlington with bayonets fixed, colours flying and bands playing as they exercise their freedom rights.

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion of The Yorkshire Regiment will take part in the Freedom Parades on Friday, 30 June led by commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Sam Humpris.

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A Tommy’s Weapon Notes – Tales From The Treasure House

A Tommy's Weapon Notes - Tales From The Treasure House
May 15, 2017

With over 17 million dead, and 20 million wounded; the scale of the tragedy created by the First World War is perhaps indescribable.

It is hardly surprising that portrayals of this conflict are almost always affected by the sadness and emotion that follows with such an enormous loss of life – and rightly so.

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Hull Plans Centenary Tribute To War Hero Jack Harrison VC MC

Hull Plans Centenary Tribute To War Hero Jack Harrison VC MC
April 6, 2017

Hull City Council, in partnership with a number of key stakeholders including local rugby league club Hull FC and the armed forces, will commemorate the life, career and bravery of one of the city’s greatest heroes, a century on from Harrison being posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross in 1917.

The former rugby star, Sutton resident and Lime Street School teacher was killed in action during World War One in May 1917 at Oppy Wood, France.

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In Memory Of Private John D Baron

In Memory Of Private John D Baron
December 23, 2013

Our grandfather Private John Denson Baron, was part of Kitchener’s ‘New Army’ a member of the 12th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment (Sportsman’s, 3rd Hull Pals).1 He died in France on 3rd May 1917.

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There Wont Be Many Coming Home

November 8, 2012

When the Great War broke out in 1914, there were around 733,000 men in the British Army. A further 4.8 million British patriots were recruited during the war effort and it is well documented that far too many of these men never returned home

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HU17.net Magazine Issue 103

July 16, 2012

HU17.net Magazine Issue 103 is available from Molescroft News, Woodhall Way. This week’s edition features pictures from the some of the vents, sporting occasions and articles that have appeared on the HU17.net web site.

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