Tag Archives: Derbyshire Yeomanry

December 27, 1918

Weather extremes have always been a staple of newspaper coverage, particularly over the difficult Christmas period when public holidays interrupt the usual workflow. It was no different in 1918, when a sudden snowfall fired the imagination of the editorial team … Continue reading

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May 24, 1918

An experienced Ashbourne soldier was awarded the Military Cross for his “fearless devotion to duty in the face of the enemy” on the Western Front. Captain Graham Callow, whose family lived in Green Road, had been involved in his battalion’s … Continue reading

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