We Will Remember Them

As we approach Remembrance Day it is time again to reflect on those RDC officers who were killed during the conflicts, either overseas or on duty.

A reminder that we have the Roll of Honour pages detailing those officers.

The 2021 Poppy Appeal for the Royal British Legion has been . . . → Read More: We Will Remember Them

Some Reflections on Black History Month

by Philip Trendall

There are a number of themed ‘History Weeks’ throughout the year. They allow for an organised focus on aspects of history that are often passed by in the mainstream historical research.

Every year I learn new things during Black History Month and I have been fascinated this year . . . → Read More: Some Reflections on Black History Month

Henry Wreathall turns 100!

Henry Wreathall, October 2021 (Image: Katie Pugh)

Retired BTP Sergeant and BTPHG member Henry Wreathall had his 100th birthday today!

Congratulations from all at BTPHG.

To mark the occasion he was interviewed by the Hull Daily Mail.

Also see Henry Wreathall’s gallery.

. . . → Read More: Henry Wreathall turns 100!

Robert Kidd Commemoration, 29th September 2021

On the 126th anniversary of the murder of Detective Sergeant Robert Kidd in the LNWR Goods Yard at Wigan, a plaque was unveiled at Wigan North Western Station by T/Chief Superintendent Glen Alderson, the BTP Divisional Commander. The event was attended by members of the BTPHG, serving officers, railway staff, members of . . . → Read More: Robert Kidd Commemoration, 29th September 2021