Ilkley in the Second World War

  • 30 Jun 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • "The Flying Duck" 16 Church Street, ILKLEY LS29 9DR

The actions of Ilkley men and women who went to war in the Home Front or overseas are examined entirely from accounts of their work and exploits in the pages of the Ilkley Gazette.

Reference will be made to Ilkley men in the army fighting in Europe, North Africa and Burma etc.; naval personnel in the Pacific, Atlantic, English Channel and Mediterranean and the RAF in Fighter Command, Coastal Command and Bomber Command.

You may want to bring something to take notes but handouts will be provided.

No charge but it is expected participants purchase a drink at the venue.

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