VE Day in Wrexham 1945 was celebrated in the High Street where thousands of locals gathered.
Europe was at war and bombing raids by the Luftwaffe were frequent. In the early hours of August 30, 1940, German bombers were heading for Liverpool and dockland sites on the River Mersey. In an [more]
In an effort to draw German planes away from the heavily populated and strategically important areas of Wrexham, the men of the home guard would make their way to the nearby uninhabited mountains and light [more]
In memory of the Polish Soldiers to whom the return to a free Poland was not given. Wrexham Cemetery. There are 40 Polish Forces Servicemen buried at Wrexham Cemetery. Source: All photographs Graham Lloyd.
VE Day Celebrations at Erw Las, Rhos 1945. Source: Cyril Lloyd, Ponciau.
Wrexham Home Guard defend a bridge 1940. With the threat of invasion looming larger day by day in 1940, thousands flocked to enlist in the Home Guard across Wrexham and Flintshire. One of the oldest [more]
RWF and Hightown Barracks. 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 [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]
Wartime Wrexham and it’s contribution 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 [more]