Ben Bennions DFC – Battle of Britain Fighter Ace

‘Ben’ Bennions enlisted in the pre-war RAF in 1929, serving first as an ‘erk’ before being selected for pilot training. His first posting saw him … [Read more...]





A Very Fine Commander – The Memories of General ‘Nap’ Murray GCB KBE DSO

The contrast between soldiering in peace and war is well illustrated by ‘Nap’ Murray’s experiences. It took him 16 years to reach the substantive … [Read more...]





Leyland Motors Clock at Kendal Brewery Arts Centre

From a time when motorways were a dream and drivers could read the time from a clock at the side of the road comes the Kendal Leyland … [Read more...]