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25th May 1916: Private George Ludlow, 27, of 49 Wightman Road dies at Vimy Ridge

On 21st May 1916, Private George Ludlow, from Harringay, was in France with his regiment, the 20th London.  Following 2 days of a barrage o…

Started by Liz

0 May 26, 2016

1915: Anti-German riots in Harringay

It was the sinking of the Lusitania on 7th May 1915, that caused anti-German feeling, which had been bubbling constantly and meant that Ger…

Started by Liz

5 Jun 6, 2015
Reply by StephenBln

Ally Pally through the eyes of a German internee in World War 1

When war broke out in 1914, it wasn't long before German civilians (and those who were thought to be German) living in Britain were targete…

Started by Liz

4 Sep 29, 2014
Reply by Charlotte

Newly released World War One documents reveal the men of Harringay who appealed against fighting

Newly available at The National Archives, the records from the Middlesex Tribunal which heard appeals from 1916-1918 from men who applied f…

Started by Liz

28 Feb 22, 2014
Reply by Maddy



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