This section contains extracts and accounts
relating to Quorn in both world wars. It includes many photographs
of Quorn service men and women, information about the American 82nd
Airborne Division who were based in Quorn in WW2, transcriptions of
names from the war memorial (including when and where they died) ,and
many other pieces of interesting information relating to life in Quorn
There are also references to the Boer and Crimea wars. As with so many other towns and villages, Quorn had its quota of war heroes and tales of courage, valour and self-sacrifice which should not be forgotten.
Total: 221 artefacts returned over 23 pages
| WW1 Puttees! Made by M Wright and Sons|
This advert appeared regularly in the Tatler between 1917 and 1919. It is advertising ...... cont.
| A wartime wedding in Quorn, 1945|
This is thought to be the the wedding of Barbara Spoor from Soar Road in Quorn, to ...... cont.
| WW2, Quorn Camp, off Wood Lane TV Programme!|
On Wednesday and Thursday, 28th and 29th June 2017, the cameras rolled into Quorn to film ...... cont.
| Quorn war memorial, early 1920s|
The permanent Quorn War Memorial was opened in 1921. This photograph was taken shortly ...... cont.
| Robert Hudson The experience of an evacuee|
In February 2017 Robert Hudson left a brief comment on one of the posts, on Quorn Village ...... cont.
| William Edward Hallam 1898 to 1984|
William Hallam lived in Quorn at 32 Wood Lane, all his life. He fought in WW1 and was ...... cont.
| Hidden heroes, Frank Hearn a story of one mans WW2|
Frank Hearn from Barrow Road in Quorn, was in the 64th Medium Regiment Royal Artillery ...... cont.
| Letter from HMS Quorn during WW2|
During WW2 Quorn Hunt Pony Club sent gifts and letters to the crew of HMS Quorn. The ...... cont.
| Letter from HMS Quorn, 1941|
During WW2, early in 1941, young Betty Morley from the Quorn Hunt Pony Club wrote to the ...... cont.
| Quorn in WW2 The girls who listened|
Beaumanor Hall at Old Woodhouse was one of the largest Y stations, or listening stations ...... cont.