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Armistice Day 1918, King Street, Talke Pits

Standing from left to right are Mr James Lewis, Mr William Lewis, Mr David Taylor, Jack Davis, and Miss Nellie Lewis. Joseph or Richard Kennedy is pictured sitting on the floor on the left, with William ...

Armistice Day Parade, Lichfield

This Parade was held to celebrate the end of World War One. Colonel Swinfen-Broun and his wife, can be seen on the left hand side of this photograph. Colonel Swinfen Broun set up a Charitable Trust ...

Armistice Day, Stone

Service and civic parade in front of the War Memorial on Granville Square, Armistice Day. The Stone War Memorial on Granville Square was unveiled on 10 January 1921 by Lord Dartmouth, Lord Lieutenant ...

Celebration meal, Rugeley

Celebration meal for soldiers returning after the First World War, held in the Market Hall. It is likely that this is the event held on 29th November 1919 when some of the returning men were presented ...

Decorations welcoming home troops, Farley Hall

A postcard view of preparations to welcome home troops from the First World War at Farley Hall, near Alton

Handbill advertising Russian Revolution memorial meeting

This handbill was distributed in Hanley giving notice of a meeting in the Temperance hall to celebrate the Russian Revolution

High Street, Burton-on-Trent

View of the street decorated in celebration of the announcement of peace after World War I.

HMS Shannon captures the USS Chesapeake - News of a "glorious victory" from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Although this notice proclaims a "glorious victory" for Captain Broke of the HMS Shannon, some battles were far from over. The War of 1812 During 1812-3, Britain and the United States began official ...

Home coming of South African War volunteers, Market Place, Burton-on-Trent

The second of the Boer Wars ended in May 1902 after the Treaty of Vereeniging was signed by the British Government and the Boers. The peace treaty brought to an end the Transvaal and Orange Free State ...

Lotus Factory Workers, Peace Celebrations, Stone

This group of workers celebrating Peace at the end of World War I are believed to be pictured in the Lotus Ltd. shoe factory in Cross Street, Stone. Handwritten on the reverse is the date July 18th 1919. Lotus ...

memorial plaque, All Saints' Church, Dilhorne

Wall mounted commemorative plaque to Dilhorne parishioners who gave their lives in World War 1939-1945. It also tells that the existing five church bells were rehung with an additional bell being funded ...

Peace celebrations at the Holly Bush, Brereton

Peace celebrations at the end of the Great War in 1919, at the Holly Bush Inn, Brereton, Rugeley.

Peace Celebrations, Brewood

Peace Celebrations, Common Plot, Stone

Crowds attending the Peace Celebrations at the end of the First World War. They are pictured on the earthworks of Motley (or Mudley) Pits on the Common Plot in Stone.

Peace celebrations, Hopton

A horse-drawn float decorated for Peace celebrations at the end of the First World War in 1918 or 1919. Behind can be seen the Mission Room.

Peace celebrations, Pattingham

This photograph was taken outside St. Chad's Church.

Peace celebrations, Pattingham

The celebrations pictured were held outside The Bakehouse.

Peace celebrations, Rugeley

Peace celebrations at the end of the Great War. The procession is seen here travelling along Horse Fair, including soldiers in uniform and a tank. The Globe Hotel can be seen in the background.

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