Report from Bob Ireland

The West Lancashire WW 1 Anniversary Association will host a FREE talk at 17.45 on Friday in Ormskirk Library.

Bill Huyton -Chairman of the Ormskirk & District Family History Society - will talk about 'The challenge for the British Navy in World War 1'.

This interesting talk will encompass the development of the world’s navies prior to the Great War, and the various duties and battles that the Royal Navy was involved in - even involving the Mersey Ferry, Royal Iris - the mistakes that were made and the lessons that should have been learned as the war developed.

Refreshments will be available.