Today seems quite a fitting day to post this. This is Harry Bell, or Ding Dong as I knew my Great Grandfather, sitting on his horse during the early part of World War One. Ding Dong had shipped out with the Cheshire Regiment soon after the outbreak of World War One. He had this photograph […]
William, a photo by Mike Rawlins on Flickr. A picture from 2006.
Today 82 years ago, my Granddad was admitted in to 2628 Company of the ‘Church Lads Brigade’ at the rank of Private. I’ve not found anything on 2628 company, I think they would have been in the Bradford & Beswick area of Manchester.
This is my Gran, Florence, she was 100 in March. She is the most wonderful person I know, still lives on her own with minimal need for care. My Dad & Aunt visiter her daily and do some bits and pieces for her, but she is still active, going out 3 or 4 times a […]