Tag Archive: Willesden

War and Remembrance

Sydney Dennis Slocum obituary, Willesden Chronicle, 15th March 1940.  Slocum served in 224 Squadron, flying American-built Lockheed Hudsons over the North Sea from Leuchars in Scotland  Brent Archives’ latest display on the felt… Continue reading

When Willesden helped rebuild Stalingrad – a story for Victory Day

The ribbon of St George, originally associated with a Tsarist medal, but today connected with the Second World War through its use suspending the wartime Order of Glory and the Medal for Victory… Continue reading