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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 2nd Mar 2016 by
Leicestershire County Council leader steps into Ashby School Victoria Cross sale row Read more: http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Leicestershire-County-Council-leader-steps-school/story-28838088-detail/story.html#ixzz41kyrMZp9 Follow us:...
Posted on 23rd Feb 2016 by
A school is facing criticism from Leicestershire Tigers veterans for wanting to sell off the ...Read more.. School criticised for "immoral" decision to sell off war heroes medals worth £250000
Posted on 15th Feb 2016 by
A talented forward, who played more than 100 games for Leicester Fosse, as the club was called then, between 1910 and 1914, Benfield had previously been a professional solder in the Leicestershire Regiment.. Read more..
Posted on 13th Feb 2016 by
Bir mingham Mail Captain Edwards was commissioned into the Royal Leicestershire Regiment on June 1, 1940, but he had been a serviceman with the Royal .. Read more.. How the real...
Posted on 2nd Feb 2016 by
The Details of Reg Freakleys funeral is Thursday 4th February 2016 at 1400 to be held at Holy Trinity Church Ashby-de-la Zouch LE65 2GQ. http://tinyurl.com/gsyszvr
Posted on 19th Oct 2015 by
A De Montfort University project is hoping to identify hundreds of Leicestershire soldiers who fought and died in a ferocious First World War battle. The.. Read more.. University project aims to identify hundreds of soldiers killed...
Posted on 12th Oct 2015 by
Today marks 100 years since "Leicester's darkest day". A First World War battle of epic, almost clichéd levels of slaughter. A military mistake.. Read more.. Two tales of Tigers' 'darkest day' 100 years on
Posted on 3rd Oct 2015 by
Hundreds of soldiers from Leicestershire were slaughtered in just one day in a .. Read more.. Events to mark 100th anniversary of Leicestershire's ...
Posted on 30th Sep 2015 by
Many of us had family members who fought in both World Wars and a great number of those relatives would have passed through the gates of their local barracks.. Read more.. The History of Glen Parva Barracks