My brother Arthur drowned in the River Ure.Does anyone remember this, and the Thorpe family?
Does anyone remember the tank crossing that was built at the River Ure at Bridge Hewick? It was built so that Sherman tanks could practice moving in water for the later Normandy landings in 1944. We used to see them every day as we passed over the bridge on our way to school in Ripon. Has anybody got a photograph of the ...Read full memory
My brother was stationed here during his National Service. I was 9 years old in 1953 and I remember very vividly writing letters to him and receiving the same from him. He thoroughly enjoyed his time there. He was also able, when he got a 48 hour pass, to get a lift home with a potato merchant, who had a depot in Thirsk, ...Read full memory