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BARNBOW MUNITIONS FACTORY HERO RECEIVES RECOGNITION - Yorkshire Reporter
A street and now a bridge have had plaques placed in recognition of the heroic actions of William Parkin, who rescued 12 women on the night of a tragic explosion at the Barnbow Munitions Factory on December 5th 1916. Barnbow Munitions Factory, Crossgates, was a purpose built site which covered 400 acres. When operationsRead More