Memorial to Major C.A.L. Yate, V.C.

August 30, 201611:13 amAugust 30, 2016 11:34 am

On the 26th August 2016, Madeley Town Council held a dedication service for the commemorative stone to Major Yate, V.C. The memorial has been laid in the refurbished square on Russell Green along with the repositioned war memorial. Major Charles Allix Lavington Yate was one of the first soldiers to win the Victoria Cross. It was […]

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Shropshire Remembers Film

August 16, 20162:21 pmAugust 16, 2016 2:25 pm

Since 2014 the Shropshire Remembers project has been delivering an ambitious programme of arts and heritage events to honour and remember those who were affected by the First World War. Filmmaker, Nick Fogg was commissioned to make a short film which would summarise these wide ranging projects – quite a challenge! Nick said the film […]

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War-times ABC

August 1, 201610:52 amAugust 1, 2016 11:02 am

A is for armour all shiny and bright that men used to wear when they went off to fight. B is for button that ought to be bright when you fight for your King, your home and your right. C is for commandant whose uniform is red and when a train load comes in she […]

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