Old Newspapers are a wonderful source of information. I have been working with the Bromley and District Times during World War 1 and its aftermath collecting and listing the names of military personnel who have featured in it for my Military Ancestors project.
Through this research I have also gathered fascinating stories, articles and adverts from the time. These I can now bring to you through my website Footsteps to the Past – stories written about the people of the time: by the people of the time.
I hope you enjoy reading them too.
Hugh Bertram Neely was 2nd-Lieutenant of the 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (attached to 1st Battalion). He was the second ...Read More
James William Hodson, a native of Orpington, was a member of the 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. His ...Read More
Edward Butcher was the younger son of Mr William Butcher of Spout Hill Cottage, West Wickham. Prior to ...Read More
Walter Bax was part member of a large family of boys, who were all in the Army. The ...Read More
George Bax was the son of Mr Alfred Bax, of North Road, Bromley. Brother to Gunner Walter Bax He ...Read More
FEEDING THE GUN ON BROMLEY’S BATTLEFIELD “No Man’s Land” from the Trenches £70,000 raised: How the Money Came ...Read More