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Shropshire Archives reopens in a phased way from Wednesday 29 July

Belgian refugees in Shropshire

June 12, 202010:21 amLeave a Comment

During refugee week, we look back 100 years ago, when Shropshire welcomed a large influx of refugees. After Germany invaded and occupied Belgium at the start of the First World War, many hundreds of thousands of civilians were displaced and fled to the coastal ports. The plight of Belgian refugees, and atrocities by the invading […]