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03

Jul
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 3 July 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 3 July 1917

BIRMINGHAM MAN’S DEATH

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02

Jul
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 2 July 1917

On 02, Jul 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Post

Monday 2 July 1917

DISTINCTIONS FOR BIRMINGHAM OFFICERS

AWARDS FOR HANDSWORTH BROTHERS.

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30

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 30 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Saturday 30 June 1917

“DAISY DAY”

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29

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 29 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Friday 29 June 1917

BIRMINGHAM FORTUNE-TELLER FINED.

CAUSED TROUBLE BETWEEN HUSBANDS AND WIVES

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29

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 29 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Post

Friday 29 June 1917

REPORTED GOVERNMENT AGREEMENT WITH BREWERS

ADDITIONAL OUTPUT SANCTIONED

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28

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 28 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 28 June 1917

“TAUGHT TO PICK POCKETS”

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27

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 27 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Wednesday 27 June 1917

SUGGESTED FOODLESS DAY.

“A RIDICULOUS PROPOSAL”

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26

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 26 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 26 June 1917

A PATRIOT

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25

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 25 June 1917

On 25, Jun 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Monday 25 June 1917

RAID ON MOTORISTS AT ERDINGTON

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23

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 23 June 1917

On 23, Jun 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Evening Despatch

Saturday 23 June 1917

HOARD OF ARMY STORES

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23

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 23 June 1917

On 23, Jun 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Saturday 23 June 1917

BOY SCOUTS’ TRIBUTE

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22

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 22 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Friday 22 June 1917

ILLEGAL EMPLOYMENT OF CHILDREN

A NEW DEPARTURE IN BIRMINGHAM

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22

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 22 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Post

Friday 22 June 1917

KING’S HEATH SOLDIER’S DISTINCTION

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21

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 21 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 21 June 1917

DISPUTE ABOUT LEAVE

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20

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 20 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday 20 June 1917

BIRMINGHAM’S ELECTRICITY TROUBLES.

SERIOUS BREAKDOWN OF MACHINERY

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20

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 20 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Wednesday 20 June 1917

SMALL HEATH HERO

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19

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 19 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Post

Tuesday 19 June 1917

FRENCH DECORATION FOR BIRMINGHAM SOLDIER

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18

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 18 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Monday 18th June 1917

AUSTRALIAN SOLDIER’S WEDDING

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16

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 16 June 1917

On 16, Jun 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Saturday 16 June 1917

BIRMINGHAM MUNITIONS TRIBUNAL.

COMPENSATION FOR DISMISSED EMPLOYEES.

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15

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 15 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Post

Friday 15 June 1917

BIRMINGHAM MUNITION GIRL’S ROMANCE

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14

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 14 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Thursday 14 June 1917

THE HARVEST OF 1918

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13

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 13 June 1917

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

Evening Despatch

Wednesday 13 June 1917

 

NEW KNIGHTS AT THE PALACE

MIDLAND MEN RECEIVE THEIR ACCOLADES FROM THE KING

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12

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 12 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 12 June 1917

POST OFFICE WAGES

TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES DISSATISFIED IN BIRMINGHAM

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11

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 11 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Monday 11 June 1917

STRIKING A MATCH ON THE SIDE OF A CAR

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11

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 11 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Monday 11 June 1917

BATTLE OF ARRAS FILM

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09

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 9 June 1917

On 09, Jun 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Mail

Saturday 9 June 1917

BIRMINGHAM CRIPPLES’ UNION

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08

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 8 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Friday 8 June 1917

12 ACRES OF ALLOTMENTS

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07

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 7 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 7 June 1917

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM

DAMAGE IN THE MIDLANDS

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06

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 6 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Post

Wednesday 6 June 1917

DISCHARGED SERVICE MEN’S INSURANCE.

SOCIETIES’ PAYMENTS TO BE RECOUPED BY THE STATE.

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05

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 5 June 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Tuesday 5 June 1917

POLICEWOMEN IN BIRMINGHAM

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04

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 4 June 1917

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

Evening Despatch

Monday 4 June 1917

ONE OF THE FEW DAYS

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02

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 2 June 1917

On 02, Jun 2017 | In On This Day | By Nicola Gauld

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Saturday 2 June 1917

“HUT WEEK” OPENS

£25,000 TO BE RAISED IN BIRMINGHAM

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01

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 1 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Friday 1 June 1917

BADGE FOR MOTHERS

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01

Jun
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 1 June 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Friday 1 June 1917

WOMEN GASWORKERS

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31

May
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 31 May 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 31 May 1917

A VIOLENT CUSTOMER

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31

May
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 31 May 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Thursday 31 May 1917

FATALITY AT SMETHWICK POWER STATION

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30

May
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 30 May 1917

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

Evening Despatch

Wednesday 30 May 1917

BUILDING TRADE WAGES

BIRMINGHAM WAR BONUS APPLICATION REFUSED

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29

May
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 29 May 1917

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

Birmingham Daily Gazette

Tuesday 29 May 1917

PRISONER OF WAR

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28

May
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 28 May 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Monday 28 May 1917

A SOLDIER’S OFFENCE

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26

May
2017

In On This Day

By Nicola Gauld

On This Day, 26 May 1917

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

Birmingham Mail

Saturday 26 May 1917

HOLIDAY SPIRIT

BIG CROWDS IN BIRMINGHAM

RUSH TO THE SEA

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