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Don’t tell him, Fullelove!

Last week, the young David Evans spent an afternoon of tea, cake and conversation with Reg, who remembers his father David Fullelove being a member of the Local Defence Volunteers. The LDV later evolved into the Home Guard
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Bombs Over Brownhills

Now, this is a great article for a lazy Sunday, and one which I suspect may raise some comment within the local history community, where I know there to be still much debate about the war and exactly how Brownhills was hit by enemy air attacks.
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To protect and serve

Had a thought-provoking article from David Evans last week. Can anyone help? The blessing of a chat over a cup of tea with a good friend, perhaps? In one of the recent blogs, Guard of Honour, which appeared on November … Continue reading

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Life during wartime

Since it’s remembrance weekend, I thought I’d try and feature some wartime pictures of the area on the blog today. That was until I realised there aren’t actually that many of them about. The war years – both the Great … Continue reading

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