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Volunteer Museum Guides Wanted
Posted on 30th May 2015
The Museum of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment located in Newarke Houses in Leicester are looking for volunteer Museum Guides. Have you got a couple of hours a week to spare and an interest in military history? This could be for you. Interested? Contact the museum. Full training will be given.
Posted on 10th Nov 2014 by
A remarkable family archive provides a poignant insight into a Leicestershire Regiment soldier in the 1914-18 conflict. Austin J Ruddy tells the story.. Read more.. Happy ending to Harry's war
Posted on 7th Nov 2014 by
With the imminent departure of men of the Leicestershire Regiment from Luton after their spell of training here, an unnamed member of the Leicesters wrote an article of appreciation to the town and its people that was published in The Luton...
Posted on 5th Nov 2014 by
A pre-Remembrance Day plea to a thief to return a First World War hero's stolen Military Cross has been made by his great niece. The medal, awarded to Lieutenant.. Read more.. Fresh plea for return of First World War hero's medal stolen...
Posted on 3rd Nov 2014 by
A row of 50 trees has been planted in memory of a band of young volunteers who were among the first to sign up to fight in the First World War. The rowan trees.. Read more.. Trees planted in honour of The Famous Fifty who were among the...
Posted on 3rd Nov 2014 by
The moving story of the Leicestershire Regiment's Albert Burrows will be told, in what will be a .. Read more.. The Record Office remembers | Leicester Mercury
Posted on 1st Nov 2014 by
Regimental IPA is a golden, amber beer with a complex mouthful of citrus ... For many years, the Royal Leicestershire Regiment served with credit across the .. Read more.. Everards beer, Regimental IPA, will be available in ......
Posted on 25th Oct 2014 by
A poignant anniversary was marked in Rutland at the weekend - on the 100th anniversary of the death of the first man from Uppingham to die in the First World.. Read more.. 100th anniversary of the first soldier from Uppingham to be killed in...
Posted on 15th Oct 2014 by
Llynda Baugh, of Hugglescote and Donington le Heath Parish Council, said:” We are holding the event on November 1 as that would be within .. Read more.. Tree planting and memorial plaque unveiling to...
Posted on 7th Oct 2014 by
When I published a 1955 group photo of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment's Havannah Platoon at Glen Parva.. Read more.. Leicester Mercury published Roaring responses about Tigers's national service
Posted on 3rd Oct 2014 by
The number of centenarians in Britain has more than quadrupled in the past 30 years, according to new figures. Harold Smalley, 99, former Far East prisoner of.. Read more.. 'I was lucky. The debris and shrapnel from the bomb tore though...