WREXHAM, during the 1914-18 war felt the full impact of the hardships and heartbreaks of war. Hightown Barracks, as the depot of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers saw the hasty mobilisation of troops for active service in France and Wrexham was familiar with the ceremonial departure of battalions for the front.
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Ann Griffiths was born about 1829 in Whitford, Holywell, her parents are unknown. By 1861 she had left Wales and was working as a servant in the Marine Hotel, Liscard. The Marine Hotel was quite [more][more]
Work on the new Royal Ordnance factory at Wrexham began soon after the outbreak of war in 1939. Located where the Industrial Estate is today, during the Second World War, Wrexham’s ROF facility made cordite, [more]