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Many thanks to Stuart Dove who has shared with us his mother’s family history in this month’s guest blog. Here is Stuart’s piece: ‘Irene Bishop, ‘The Little Refugee’ Following the invasion of Belgium by Germany on 4th August 1914 and the ferocious fighting that ensued, 250,000 refugees fled to this...

This month’s blog comes from Lynsey Slater at the ‘Doncaster 1914-18’ project. Find out more here. In March 1919, the Doncaster Gazette covered the return of a group of Belgian refugees to their home: ‘It is hoped that Doncaster people, who gave the refugees such a cordial and compassionate welcome over...