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Haworth 1940’s Day 2021 gallery

  • A lady dressed as a Red Cross Commandant visits our stand visits our stand
  • A visitor signs our guest book.
  • Some very senior RAF officers came along to speak to us.
  • A lady dressed as a trained nurse visits our stand
  • Two American Army soldiers visit our stand.
  • Visitors to our stand.
  • Some of Haworth Home Guard having a chat with us.
  • Our Men of Worth and Women of Worth Volunteers
  • Haworth Home Guard unit visit our stand!
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We had a great day engaging with members of the public at Haworth 1940's Day and telling them all about our research.

Our volunteers on the stand at Haworth 1940's Day. From left to right, Andy Wade, Laura Goodchild, Carole Hodge, Kat Hyde and Ian Walkden.

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Members of Haworth Home Guard Unit who kindly came over for a photoshoot on the day. Thank you gentlemen!
Photo supplied by kind courtesy of Allen Ambridge.

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A very nice lady visitor dressed as a trained nurse who came to our stand and discovered about our research on local nurses who served in wartime.

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A very nice lady visitor dressed as a WW2 Red Cross Commandant, and was very interested in our research on local nurses who served in wartime.

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Private Daniel Roberts

This is one of a series of posts about local men named on the Keighley Union Workhouse roll of honour. Daniel Roberts was recorded in Keighley Union Workhouse in the 1891 and 1901 census. Private Daniel Joseph Roberts, 15th Battalion Canadian Infantry. Service number 27536. Daniel was born on January 9, 1890 in Keighley and…
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Acting Sergeant David Nuttall

This is one of a series of posts about local men named on the Keighley Union Workhouse roll of honour. David Nuttall was in the workhouse in 1901. Acting Sergeant, 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Service number 31136. Formerly 9953, York and Lancaster Regiment. Early life and the Workhouse David Nuttall was born in Shipley…
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