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10

Jan
2018

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 10 January 1918

On 10, Jan 2018 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 10 January 1918

DAMAGE TO ALLOTMENTS

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09

Jan
2018

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 9 January 1918

On 09, Jan 2018 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Wednesday 9 January 1918

“THE LITTLE BRUM RATION”

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08

Jan
2018

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 8 January 1918

On 08, Jan 2018 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 8 January 1918

HEALTH OF WOMEN

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07

Jan
2018

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 7 January 1918

On 07, Jan 2018 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Monday 7 January 1918

BRITAIN’S WAR AIMS

DEFINED IN DETAIL BY THE PRIME MINISTER

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06

Jan
2018

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 6 January 1918

On 06, Jan 2018 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Sunday Mirror

Sunday 6 January 1918

£2,000,000 TANK DAY

BIRMINGHAM REACHES WEEK’S TOTAL OF SIX MILLION AND A QUARTER

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05

Jan
2018

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 5 January 1918

On 05, Jan 2018 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Saturday 5 January 1918

TO END THE WAR

ENEMY TALKING OF A VAST EFFORT IN THE WEST

‘SPRING’ PREPARATIONS

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04

Jan
2018

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 4 January 1918

On 04, Jan 2018 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Friday 4 January 1918 

HONOURS FOR MIDLAND SOLDIERS

BIRMINGHAM OFFICER’S DOUBLE DECORATION

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03

Jan
2018

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 3 January 1918

On 03, Jan 2018 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 3 January 1918

 

WOMEN OF BIRMINGHAM!

(THE TRUE SHOPPING PUBLIC)

IT IS UP TO YOU TO MAKE A SUCCESS OF THE NEW RATIONING SCHEME

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02

Jan
2018

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 2 January 1918

On 02, Jan 2018 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 2 January 1918         

BIRMINGHAM RATION SCHEME.

SMOOTH WORKING AT THE BIG STORES.

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01

Jan
2018

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 1 January 1918

On 01, Jan 2018 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Tuesday 1 January 1918

BEECHAM’S PILLS

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31

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 31 December 1917

On 31, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Monday 31 December 1917

WOMEN ABSENTEE

FIRST CASE IN BIRMINGHAM

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29

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 29 December 1917

On 29, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Saturday 29 December 1917

WAR-TIME ACTIVITIES IN BIRMINGHAM

WHAT HAS BEEN ACCOMPLISHED DURING THE YEAR

SHARE TAKEN BY WOMEN

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28

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 28 December 1917

On 28, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Friday 28 December 1917

MOTOR CAR FOR SHOPPING

INTERESTING POINT IN A BIRMINGHAM CASE.

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27

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 27 December 1917

On 27, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 27 December 1917

NAVY OR ARMY?

INTERESTING POINTS IN BIRMINGHAM ABSENTEE CASE

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27

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 27 December 1917

On 27, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 27 December 1917

FATAL SEQUEL TO GUN ACCIDENT

BIRMINGHAM EX-GROCER’S DEATH

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26

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 26 December 1917

On 26, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday 26 December 1917

BIRMINGHAM MILITARY MEDALIST

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24

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 24 December 1917

On 24, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Monday 24 December 1917

LOITERING OUTSIDE THE STATION

TWO SUSPICIOUS CHARACTERS SENT TO PRISON

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22

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 22 December 1917

On 22, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Saturday 22 December 1917

ENTERTAINING WOUNDED SOLDIERS

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21

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 21 December 1917

On 21, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Friday 21 December 1917

UNNECESSARY MEAT QUEUES IN BIRMINGHAM

NO ANXIETY WHATEVER FOR THE CHRISTMAS JOINT

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20

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 20 December 1917

On 20, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 20 December 1917

THEFT OF NEWSPAPERS

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19

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 19 December 1917

On 19, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 19 December 1917

FATAL MOTOR ACCIDENT IN CHEAPSIDE

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18

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 18 December 1917

On 18, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Tuesday 18 December 1917

ALL DUE TO DRINK

MOTHER SENT TO PRISON FOR NEGLECT OF CHILDREN

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17

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 17 December 1917

On 17, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Monday 17 December 1917

A MAN OF MYSTERY

ANOTHER’S EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE

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15

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 15 December 1917

On 15, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Saturday 15 December 1917

CHEAPER DIVORCE

BIRMINGHAM FREE CHURCHMEN AND MARRIAGE LAWS

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14

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 14 December 1917

On 14, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Friday 14 December 1917

ALL SORTS OF SPORT

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13

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 13 December 1917

On 13, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Thursday 13 December 1917

THE GAZETTE MATINEE

BILLY MERSON TO APPEAR AT THE GRAND.

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12

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 12 December 1917

On 12, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post 

Wednesday 12 December 1917

HANDSWORTH GIRLS’ GRAMMAR SCHOOL

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11

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 11 December 1917

On 11, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 11 December 1917

BIRMINGHAM CONGRATULATED

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10

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 10 December 1917

On 10, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Monday 10 December 1917

BIRMINGHAM HOUSEBREAKING CHARGE.

WOMAN’S PLUCKY CONDUCT

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08

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 8 December 1917

On 08, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Saturday 8 December 1917

TRAINING OF WOMEN CLERKS

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07

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 7 December 1917

On 07, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Friday 7 December 1917

NOT A REGULAR CUSTOMER

BIRMINGHAM GROCER’S ASSISTANT FINED

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06

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 6 December 1917

On 06, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 6 December

GIRL CHARGED WITH HOUSEBREAKING

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05

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 5 December 1917

On 05, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 5 December 1917

BIRMINGHAM WOUNDING CHARGE

SEQUEL TO A FACTORY DISPUTE

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04

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 4 December 1917

On 04, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 4 December 1917

FORMER BIRMINGHAM MAN GAINS D.C.M.

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03

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 3 December 1917

On 03, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Monday 3 December 1917

HARBORNE PROTEST AGAINST INCREASED RATES.

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01

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 1 December 1917

On 01, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Saturday 1 December 1917

XMAS GIFTS FOR WOUNDED

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01

Dec
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 1 December 1917

On 01, Dec 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Saturday 1 December 1917

MARGARINE SHORTAGE

THE BUTTER AND TEA SUPPLIES IN BIRMINGHAM

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30

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 30 November 1917

On 30, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Friday 30 November 1917

SCARCITY OF FOOD.

BIRMINGHAM WORKERS DEMAND BETTER DISTRIBUTION.

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29

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 29 November 1917

On 29, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Thursday 29 November 1917

FOOD HELD UP

CONGESTION AT THE BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY CENTRES

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28

Nov
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 28 November 1917

On 28, Nov 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday 28 November 1917

MORE ALLOTMENTS WANTED IN BIRMINGHAM

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