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Make The Profiteers Pay: Sleaford War Memorial

By Jonathan D’Hooghe ABSTRACT This work is an examination of British post First World War memorialisation ideology contextualised within the social, political and economic realities faced by a Lincolnshire market town between 1919/22. The work takes a social history approach exploring the roles and relationships between the different social classes from aristocrat to unskilled working

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Private George Henry Bellamy, Ashby de la Launde

George Henry Bellamy was the son of Richard and Fanny Bellamy and was born during the third quarter of 1893 in the small hamlet of Ashby de la Launde near Sleaford in Lincolnshire. He had three brothers (one older, two younger) and seven sisters (2 older, 5 younger) making him the couple’s fourth of eleven children. In 1901 the family were

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