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Monday, 5 December 2016

The Barnbow Lasses

At 10.27pm on Tuesday 5th December 1916 a terrible explosion occurred at the Barnbow Munitions Factory in Leeds, Yorkshire, killing 35 brave women and girls. 

 A commemoration was held today in Manston Park to honour the Barnbow Lasses.

See my article in the Yorkshire Times


(Photo - Imperial War Museum)