• Eric Trott – RAMC

    Social worker Andy Strowman would like the council to honour this ‘humble, kind and gentle man’ with a memorial plaque in Edward Street where he lived.  2,816 total views

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    Friends Relief Service

    Following the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, relief workers and medical staff entered the camp to provide emergency support. In this blog, Education Officer Jenny Carson looks at the reflections and memories of those who made up the Friends Relief Service.  6,599 total views

  • John Hankinson, Medical Student

    John was born on 10 March 1919 in Ramsbottom in Lancashire and was proud of his half-Irish parentage. After schooling in Thornleigh College, Bolton, he graduated from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School in 1946.  6,335 total views

  • Bert Hardy – Photographer (AFPU)

    Bert Hardy was born in London in May 1913. The eldest of seven children in a working-class family, he left school aged fourteen to work as a messenger collecting and delivering film and prints from West End chemists for a film processing company.  5,355 total views

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    Edmond Boyd – Medical Student

    At 23, Edmond Boyd was a privileged, upper-class Cambridge medical student who wanted to be a journalist, but was encouraged into medicine by his father.  5,349 total views