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Wars information WW I and WWII plus other wars

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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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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Upcoming Events
Leicestershire Countryside under the Romans Jan 11, 2018 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM — Upper Broughton Village Hall
Commemoration of the Centenary of the end of World War 1 Oct 28, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM — St Luke's Church
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