This section contains extracts and accounts
relating to Quorn in both world wars. It includes many photographs
of Quorn service men and women, information about the American 82nd
Airborne Division who were based in Quorn in WW2, transcriptions of
names from the war memorial (including when and where they died) ,and
many other pieces of interesting information relating to life in Quorn
There are also references to the Boer and Crimea wars. As with so many other towns and villages, Quorn had its quota of war heroes and tales of courage, valour and self-sacrifice which should not be forgotten.
Total: 202 artefacts returned over 21 pages
| Walter Giles – Leaving Quorn Station, WW1|
Walter Giles was born in Quorn in 1888. During WW1 he was a signaller and fought in the ...... cont.
| Men from Quorn who died in WW1, 1914 to 1919 - Details|
The PDF document attached to this item provides the details, as listed below, for the 78 ...... cont.
| Dolls sale in aid of WW1|
The White family from Rose Cottage on Loughborough Road in Quorn, were always involved in ...... cont.
| Charles Kirbell White and Frank Cuthbert White – WW1 Quorn casualties|
Charles Kirbell White and his younger brother Frank Cuthbert White lived with their ...... cont.
| Walter Giles – Born Quorn 1888, died 1973|
Walter George Giles was born in Quorn in 1888. He was one of six children of George and ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 fundraising event, Saturday 26th September 1915|
These two postcards were acquired several years ago, but it was only recently that they ...... cont.
| WW1, Wrights factory ‘War Service’ lapel badge|
During WW1 Wrights factory in Quorn was employing over 2,000 people and working round the ...... cont.
| The 82nd Airborne in Quorn - memories from Clifford Newton|
Clifford Newton, who was brought up in Quorn, kindly contacted Quorn Village On-line ...... cont.
| The Ashby Volunteers - Death of the Sergeant Instructor|
Derby Mercury - 16th February 1870
It is with deep regret that we have to announce the ...... cont.
| WW1 postcard sent to Quorn|
This postcard was sent during WW1 on 20th September 1915, by Bandsman Harry Rowland ...... cont.