Bolitho Family History

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Bolitho Library

Bolitho library  Rev H.W.Bolitho 

Submitted by Ann Bolitho-Jones, describing the World War 1 experiences of her grandfather H.W.Bolitho


 Orphans 

The life of a brother and sister, who grew-up inside the huge orphanage in Ashley Down, Bristol. Also included is a brief outline of the man responsible for building the orphanage, George Müller


 Dambuster 

A tail-gunner from Northern Ireland who lost his life aboard Lancaster bomber "B for Baker" of 617 squadron during the dambusters raid in May 1943


 Moondyne Joe 

A man convicted of theft, jailed and then deported to Fremantle, Australia who became notorious for his jail-breaking exploits and contempt of authority


 Gallipoli 

Submitted by Tom Luke, a poem written by Staff Sergeant Sydney Bolitho about the horror he encountered in the trenches of Gaba Tepe during the attack on Gallipoli during World War 1


 Roll of honour 

The roll of honour has a list of Bolitho's who gave their lives in the service of their countries