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Charity premiere of William’s Story

Charity Premiere of the drama-documentary ‘William’s Story’ sequel to the film ‘Tell Them of Us’ which told the WWI story of Crowder brothers. Tickets now on sale. All proceeds to the Thimbleby St. Margaret’s Church Restoration Fund.

Wickenby Signal Box

21st March 1918 The Spring Offensive

Today, March the 21st, is the 97th anniversary of the most critical twenty four hours in William Crowder’s life as he is caught up in the German Spring Offensive, Kaiserschlacht. Follow our Kickstarter campaign for updates. Adam Fox as William Crowder Part One: The Battle Commences Part Two: 21st March 1918, Spring Offensive begins Part Three: 21st March Read More

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Finding Bombardier Baillie

As part of our research into William Crowder’s WWI story we are trying to identify Bombardier Baillie from this photograph and to trace his family. Bombardier Baillie, Royal Artillery, 51st Division, Highland Regiment Bombardier Baillie was part of the telephonist team, under William Crowder’s command, in Gosling forward observation post when the German Spring Offensive began Read More