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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Wrexham First motorised fire engine 1914. The first regular fire brigade in Wrexham was the Prince of Wales’ Volunteer Fire Brigade. The brigade was formed in 1863. They had two horse-drawn fire engines and in [more]
The last Saturday in March 1856 cost four Wrexham People dearly. Joseph Nicholson and Thomas Roberts were two militiamen. They decided to go and have a few beers before heading back to their barracks. However, [more]
Ladies of the Lodge Knitting for the Troops 1940 Some of the faces named by members of the Facebook Group, Memories of the Village of Lodge. (Sue Richards) 1st lady on the right, standing against [more]