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World War 1 Book of Remembrance - Completed

15/07/2016 12:26
Thanks to a loyal toil of love for the Fallen by our Secretary, the World War 1 Book of Remembrance is now displayed in the St Thomas More Chapel in St Peters, Lancaster Cathedral. She is always ready to update this important memorial book covering 157 lives including over 50 from St Peter's...

Defence Discount Service for members of the Defence Community Past and Present

25/05/2016 15:05
You can start to obtain discounts by clicking on the following

Military Airfields Book Review

08/01/2015 11:26
See Book Reviews page for an interesting review of a book about war time airfields

Why St Barnabas Church is also our RAFA Branch Church?

06/11/2014 14:12
St Barnabas in its original tin fabrication form, see picture 1, became after it was replaced, see below, the centre of RAF social and spiritual life in those dark days of 1941, when the RAF took over Morecambe which really became RAF Morecambe.  The words below by Rev Stranks provide the...

Why is St Barnabas Parish Church our RAFA Branch Church?

06/11/2014 14:10
Good question: for a detailed answer go to Blog page.

Book Review of John Suchet Experience as a Carer for His Wife with Alzheimer's Disease

15/09/2014 18:40
See Book Reviews page about a book which is a must for any carer suffering the anguish, frustrations and difficulities of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease.

Experiences of a Cold War Ground Engineer

12/12/2013 15:37
See Blog for what it was like making sure those Vulcans got off the ground during the Cold War.

Experiences of a Cold War Bomber Squadron Ground Flight Engineer

12/12/2013 15:09
    My introduction to a Cold War operational squadron, 12 Bomber Squadron, perhaps mirrored the experiences of many newly commissioned engineering officers at that time. In my case after 9 months at the RAF Technical College, Henlow, commissioning, and three years obtaining a degree...

Memories of Lancaster Castle in 1930s and 40s see Blog

24/09/2013 09:42

Memories of Lancaster Castle

18/09/2013 16:37
Sometime during 1938 or perhaps 1939, I was on a school visit to the Castle. Everywhere was open to the public, including the Magistrates Court when not in Session. We walked round the ramparts and down into the dungeons - little did I know that a few years later I would be more than a visitor to...
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