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: 222 artefacts returned over 45 pages
| Quorn Camp, Wood Lane|
Quorn Camp was situated off Wood Lane, on land belonging to Quorn House, which used to be ...... cont.
| 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.