Recent Posts by Andy Wade

Nurse Annie Clymo

With a name like 'Men of Worth' you might be forgiven for thinking we only research the men of our district, however as our studies have continued over the years we have found more and more women from our district who served in wartime, although information can be scant on their service. Recently we carried…
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Gunner Gilbert Hardy Midgley

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Gunner Gilbert Hardy Midgley has been admitted to the Perpetual Roll of Honour with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. We received the notification from them yesterday January 29, 2018. We submitted his details for consideration just a year ago on January 27, 2017. Gilbert went down to Great…
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“One Street in Parkwood” talk at Keighley Library

On February 14, 2018 I will be giving an illustrated talk entitled "One Street in Parkwood" which follows the fortunes of a number of men from the Parkwood area of Keighley who served during the Great War and will discuss the effects on the area. The talk is hosted by Keighley and District Local History…
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