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Belgian Refugees, Marchington

Following the German invasion of Belgium during World War I, refugees became a familiar sight in towns and villages across the country. Local photographers found them an interesting subject for postcards; ...

Belgian Refugees, Stone

Following the German invasion of Belgium during World War I, refugees became a familiar sight in towns and villages across the country. Local photographers found them an interesting subject for postcards....

Belgian Refugees, Stone,

The Dutch Camp at Wrottesley

The men are erecting the buildings to house the Dutch Servicemen who escaped the German invasion. The buildings were erected on part of the Wrottesley Estate at Perton adjacent to the new Perton Airfield. ...

The Dutch Camp at Wrottesley Park

Pictured here is a billet to house the Dutch Servicemen who escaped the German invasion. The buildings were erected on part of the Wrottesley Estate at Perton adjacent to the new Perton Airfield. In about ...

Wedding of Percy Benwell

Wedding of Percy William Benwell (1893-1916). William died of his wounds during World War I on July 11th 1916. Photograph taken in south Staffordshire, bit the exact location unknown.

World War II Evacuee's doll

Baby ‘John’ was an evacuee’s doll belonging to a little girl named Sheila. She was evacuated to the area to escape the bombs at Tilbury Docks. She lived with a family in Blythe Bridge and went to a ...

WW1 Belgian Refugees by the Market Cross, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

John Black is the piper. He was a police constable with Newcastle constabulary.

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