Minnie Pit: World War One mine disaster remembered

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13 January 2018 03:20:02 BBC News - UK

The blast at Minnie Pit killed 156 and was the inspiration for Wilfred Owen's war poem Miners. Full article on Minnie Pit: World War One mine disaster remembered

Vice All News Time13 January 2018 03:20:02


England's worst mining disaster in which nearly 400 people died is remember 150 years on

1.5990093 12 December 2016 20:54:55 mirror - News

Many child miners as young as 11 were among those killed in twin explosions in December 1866

Vice All News Time12 December 2016 20:54:55

Street signs to remember pit disaster

1.5990093 14 February 2016 04:37:00 BBC News - UK

The streets of a new housing estate in a Greater Manchester town are to be named after miners who died in a Victorian pit disaster.

Vice All News Time14 February 2016 04:37:00

Cambrian mining disaster remembered

1.5990093 17 May 2015 10:34:01 BBC News - UK

A service of remembrance is taking place to mark the 50th anniversary of the Cambrian Colliery mining disaster.

Vice All News Time17 May 2015 10:34:01

We hope they remembered to wear something under their kilts! Queen meets the Canadian Highlanders as part of World War One commemorations

1.4611892 20 April 2015 02:48:09 News | Mail Online

The Queen was joined by her husband the Duke of Edinburgh today as she met the Canadian Highlanders at Canada House in Trafalgar Square, London, for First World War commemorations.

Vice All News Time20 April 2015 02:48:09

Forgotten footballers who died in World War One remembered in new fund

1.3360988 24 December 2014 17:18:03 Politics News - UK Politics

Graves of footballers who died of their First World War injuries when they returned to England to be restored

Vice Politics Time24 December 2014 17:18:03

How one village is remembering its World War One fallen soldiers

1.0578853 11 November 2014 08:30:27 UK headlines

Over 300 volunteers have spent 2014 researching all 87 names of First World War casualties listed on their war memorial for a very specific remembrance service

Vice All News Time11 November 2014 08:30:27

A century on, one of history's most dramatic boat rescues is remembered: RNLI crew leads flotilla in tribute to the 85 victims of World War I Rohilla disaster and the 144 that were saved

1.0396981 03 November 2014 05:09:20 News | Mail Online

The First World War hospital ship Rohilla ran aground off the coast of Whitby, North Yorkshire, 100 years ago this week, but a dramatic rescue saw 144 crew and medical staff saved.

Vice All News Time03 November 2014 05:09:20

Village mine disaster remembered

0.98482877 26 August 2014 09:05:00 BBC News - UK

A mining disaster which left 112 men and boys dead in Bridgend county 122 years ago is remembered.

Vice All News Time26 August 2014 09:05:00

Rugby union remembers its sacrificial sons who did their duty and lost their lives in World War One

0.79950464 04 August 2014 22:55:05 Sport: Premier League Football, Rugby Union, Cricket & F1

Union will never forget the nine players from 1914's France v England match and the 120 more internationals who paid the ultimate price in battle

Vice All News Time04 August 2014 22:55:05

Portsmouth unveil new home kit that remembers World War One's 'Pompey Pals'

0.787863 04 August 2014 14:19:19 mirror - Sport

The 2009 FA Cup winners have unveiled a shirt containing the name of every member of the troop who fell during the Great War on its 100th anniversary

Vice Sport Time04 August 2014 14:19:19