Great War Week Preview
The Great War Week The Great War week will take place at Conisbrough Library from March 15th to March 22nd
We hop in a small way to commemorate the heroes from our area who fought and died for their homelands.
We are planning a week with items for all ages,
Please read more and join us during the week
The Great War Week
1914 -Conisborough and Denaby Main and the Great War
In 1914 the villages of Conisbrough and Denaby Main were starting to settle down after the trauma of the Cadeby mine disaster two years earlier in 1912.
Then the world exploded.
1914 Heroes – Part 1
All the Great War Heroes who achieved Distinctive Honours during the conflict were presented with Gold Watches, 60 in total.
Here are a few of their stories,
Heroes – Part 1 Distinctive Honours
In total 2100 men from the Conisborough and Denaby went to fight for their country in the Great War and over 300 never returned.
This is a full list of the men who received Distinctive Honours Heroes – A List of the Men who won Distinctive Honours