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WW1 and WW2 and the Boar War

War Memorial Names

The stories of the 8 men on the Upper Broughton War Memorial

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War time photographs

Link to war time photos from both WW1 and WW2

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Evacuees

Children evacuated from Great Yarmouth to Upper Broughton during WW2

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The Home Guard

Formerly known as the LDV (Local Devence Volunteers)

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War Damage

The village was unscathed, but Nottingham was badly damaged on May 8th 1941

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Prisoners of War

Prisoners who worked on the farms during the war

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Food Rationing

'Everybody had a pig'

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Kindertransport

Did any Jewish Children stay in Upper Broughton?

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Land Girls

Employed to work on farms during WW2

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The Upper Broughton War Memorial

Inscriptions from WW1 and WW2

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The First Christmas Concert for the Troops in 1915

Review from the Grantahm Journal of December 4th 1915 of the concert held in the school

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The Second Christmas Concert for the Troops 1916

Review of the concert held in the school from the Grantham Journal of 18th November 1916

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Frederick Poole and the Boer War

The exploits of one Broughton farmer who went to the Boer War and returned with his horse which is buried in the fields behind Church Farm

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Service of Commemoration for the WW1 War Memorial Men

On Sunday October 28th 2018 we held a service in St Luke's Church, Upper Broughton to celebrate the lives of the eight men on the War Memorial who died in WW1. And also to commemorate the centenary of the end of the war. This address was given at the service.

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Upcoming Events
The Grantham Canal Sep 12, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Woolsthorpe Locks
Wonderful, Wily, Wallis Simpson Nov 14, 2019 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM — Upper Broughton Village Hall
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