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Andrea Angel, Edward Medal

Andrea Angel, Edward Medal

Died 19/1/1917, 105 years ago

Employed at the Silvertown Brunner Mond works and killed in the 1917 Silvertown explosion. The Imperial War Museum has a page with many entries. There is also a page for his wife. In 1904 he marri...

Person, Tragedy

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Anglo-Chilean Society

Anglo-Chilean Society

Started 19/1/1944, 78 years ago

Fromed at the Chilean Embassy at 3 Hamilton Place. In 2008 The British Chilean Chamber of Commerce based in London merged with The Anglo Chilean Society.

Group, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Chile

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Margaret Ashton

Margaret Ashton

Born 19/1/1856, 166 years ago

Chairperson of the North of England Society for Women’s Suffrage. Manchester’s first woman councillor. Active in women’s peace campaigns during First World War. The photograph shows her at the Manc...

Person, Gender Issues

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Henry Ayres

Henry Ayres

Born 19/1/1920, 102 years ago

First Lieutenant Harry Lee Ayres was born on 19 January 1920 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, the son of Henry Lee Ayres (1892-1985) and Jennie C. Ayres née Mills (1893-1985).  He joined the Royal A...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, USA

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Nina Bawden

Nina Bawden

Born 19/1/1925, 97 years ago

Writer of novels for adults and children, and late in life, campaigner for railway safety. Born Nina Mary Mabey in Ilford, Essex. As a child she was evacuated during the blitz, giving her memories...

Person, Literature, Transport

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