First World War & Scarborough

This page features articles on this site which mention World War One in some way. 


100th anniversary event - images

2014 Bombardment Centenary Event In 2014, the Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre was a major partner in events, exhibitions and commemorations held to mark the outbreak of WW1 and the December bombardment of Scarborough.   Here are l...

Aviation in Yorkshire

Aviation in Yorkshire: Sir George Cayley and Robert Blackburn The hard flat sands of the Yorkshire Coast lent themselves as useful runways for the early pioneers of flight.  Indeed the 'Father of flight', Sir George Cayley, wrote a...

Bombardment index

Bombardment index Shortly before 3am on Tuesday 15th December 1914 as German Admiral Franz Von Hipper led his squadron of fast battlecruisers and support ships from the mouth of the River Jade, his opposite number in the Royal Navy, Rear Admiral D...

Burniston and Cloughton and its shipping and seafaring history

Burniston & Cloughton maritime history This page features articles on this site which mention the Cloughton coastline in some way. The most relevant articles are placed at the top of the list. Those at the bottom may just mention Cloughto...

Maritime history websites

There is a very extensive site maintained by Lars Bruzelius at Upsala, Sweden. His Maritime History Virtual Archives at: http://www.bruzelius.info/Nautica/Nautica.html has many pages of information about maritime history, museums,...

Trench warfare in World War One

Trench warfare in World War One The following are first hand quotes from soldiers who had to endure trench warfare in World War One. They are taken from Paul Allens book 'Neath a foreign sky.' These quotations all help to bring to life the...

Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Owen, famous WW1 poet, wrote in Scarborough.  Read more here: http://www.scarboroughcivicsociety.org.uk/Wilfred-Owen.php​ http://www.wilfredowen.org.uk/virtual-tour/scarborough​ http://www.bbc.co.uk/northyorkshire/co...

WW1 articles list

Articles on the First World War in Scarborough This page features articles on this site which mention World War One in some way. The most relevant articles are placed at the top of the list. Those at the bottom may just mention the First World War...

WW1 mercantile deaths - Scarborough men

surname forename initials age date_of_death rank regiment unitshipsquadron cemeterymemorial gravereference additionalinformation APPLEBY JOHN ROWLEY J R 19 05/04/1918 ...

WW1 Navy deaths - Scarborough men

surname forename initials age date_of_death rank regiment unitshipsquadron servicenumberExport cemeterymemorial gravereference additionalinformation ANDERSON GEORGE WILLIAM G...


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