Isla was laid to rest last Friday (27-july) and we had the Celebration Party in Argents Mead.
On the memorial to men who died in the First & Second World Wars in Albert Rd Church are 3 men with the surname Bolesworth. They are Private Sydney 'Togo' Bolesworth DCM, Corporal William Bolesworth and Lance-Corporal James Bolesworth who lost their lives during the First World War. They lived at 1 Druid St where … Continue reading Bring History to Life – Private Sydney ‘Togo’ Bolesworth DCM (1889-1917)
More than 2,000 men from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland died in Battle of the Somme. The Mercury is producing a roll of honour where the names of the casualties will be added to this online article, as well as being printed in the paper, on the anniversary of their death. The men are listed by … Continue reading Leicestershire & the Somme (part 6)
Leicestershire Somme Deaths in October 1916