Local News Stories during WW2

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

wording from article in Bromley Tiems in 1942 about a cross country run

Cross Country Run, 1942

Air Training Corps take part in Cross Country Run A.T.C. in Hard Test Forty-two members of the Bromley Squadron of ...
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Article on the heavy bombing in Bromley Times newspaper in April 1941

Night’s Heavy Blitz – April 1941

Night's Heavy Blitz - April 1941 This report describes the aftermath of a heavy night of bombing on the town ...
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Mrs Fraser-Harris munition making at 62, during world war two

Mrs Fraser-Harris joins Munition Making at 62

62 year old lady proves she's just as capable as her younger counterparts Munition Making at 62 Lady Workers' 10 ...
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smart young member of the Girls' Naval Training Corps giving the salute.

Girls Being Called for Service

Bromley's W.R.N.S. Cadets Young girls who are approaching the age when they will be called for the Service, and whose ...
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Women’s Home Defence, 1942

Chance to Learn to Shoot"No Drills, No Red Tape, No Uniform"The announcement that a unit of the Women's Home Defence ...
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Bromley Warship Week, March 1942

Inaugurated by Admiral Sir Edward Evans "Time for all Hands on Deck" Everyone must make greater sacrifices. Bromley had raised ...
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