Whittlesey woman is 100 on Remembrance Day

Constance Peace born on Armistice Day will celebrate her 100th birthday at a Whittlesey care home.. Connie Hailstone was born on the day when World War One was officially declared over, and given a name to reflect the hope for lasting peace. She is preparing to celebrate her 100th birthday this Remembrance Day. Pictured withContinue reading “Whittlesey woman is 100 on Remembrance Day”

After the Armistice Posted on November 5, 2018  by  Ian Wakeling In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front between the Allies of World War I and Germany, we have a post written by one of our Archivists, Helena Hilton, that reflectsContinue reading

Named to honour peace, Dilys Armistice Fox to celebrate 100th birthday on 11.11.2018 at Salvation Army care home

A resident living at The Salvation Army’s care home in Hassocks, West Sussex, is planning to celebrate her 100th birthday on 11th November, the day the nation will mark the centenary of the end of the first world war. Dilys Armistice Fox, whose parents gave her the middle name Armistice to acknowledge the significance ofContinue reading “Named to honour peace, Dilys Armistice Fox to celebrate 100th birthday on 11.11.2018 at Salvation Army care home”