The 7th of July History Calendar

A Keel

On this day 99 years ago in 1918 Second Lieutenant of 206th Squadron died. Son of William and S E. Bray, of Fern Lea, Old Crosby, Scunthorpe. Native of Ellerker Borough, Yorks.

On this day 73 years ago in 1944 Corporal of the 1st Battalion Durham Light Infantry died in Italy. Son of Maurice William and Edith Florence Bell of Burton on Stather.

On this day 152 years ago in 1865, the Humber keel was launched at Burton Stather for James Driffill and William Hill.

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