Local News Stories during WW2

Read about the stories that made the local newspapers during World War 2.

Group photo of members from the Royal West Kent Regiment who were prisoners of war in 1941 including Lance Corporal Eric Arthur Eagles

Is Your Boy here? Prisoners of War, 1941

This group photo of soldiers being held in a prisoner of war camp in Germany in 1941, was published in ...
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Lord Croft watches a gun crew at work in Bromley in October 1941

Lord Croft Watches over Gun Crew, 1941

Henry Page Croft, 1st Baron Croft was a decorated British soldier and a Conservative Party politician. In 1940 Croft was ...
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Members from the Royal West Kent Regiment who were prisoners of war in Germany in 1941

Royal West Kent Regiment: Prisoners of War

In a German Prison Camp A group of officers of the Royal West Kent Regiment at Camp Oflag VII., C, ...
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Wedding photo of Robert Leo Rockall and Elsie Williams, published in the Bromley & District Times in October 1941

Rifleman Robert Leo Rockall: Wedding

Mr R.L. Rockall and Miss Elsie L. Williams The wedding took place on Saturday at St Mary's Church, Plaistow, of ...
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Women on the back of army vehicles in a procession through Bromley in 1941

Women’s War-time Services, 1941

Attractive procession in Bromley Second Week of Salvage Drive Representatives of many of the women's war-time services took part in ...
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The Marchioness Camden visiting the Red Cross detachments in Bromley in October 1941

Lady Camden visits the Bromley Red Cross

The Marchioness Camden at Bromley RED CROSS DETACHMENTS INSPECTED Interesting event at Stockwell College The visit of the Marchioness ...
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