Sources

Here is a list of the sources that we used to create this project.

  • Ancestry
  • Daily Mail Historical Archive
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Forces War Records
  • Mass Observation Archive
  • Times Digital Archive
  • Leeds Libraries, LP 355.45 L517, City of Leeds, 'After an Air Raid', 1941
  • Leeds Libraries, LQP 940.542, 'Alphabetical List of Air Raid Casualties in Leeds', 1941
  • Royal Voluntary Services Archive, WVRS/NR/R2/1938-MB/LDS/Nov
  • The National Archives, HO 198/182 'Raid Summary: Leeds', 14 March 1941
  • The National Archives, HO 203/6 Home Security, Intelligence Summaries, 14-15 March 1941
  • West Yorkshire Archives Service, LL 8/3/1 Civil Defence Emergency Committee, Special Report: Air Raid 14th-15th March', 24 March 1941
  • West Yorkshire Archives Service, LC/FIRE/1/1/8 Fire Report Log Books, 1941
  • West Yorkshire Archives Service, RDP 68/67/8 St Peter’s School Logbook, 1941
  • West Yorkshire Archives Service, WYL 1209/3/3 ‘Air Raid night of 14-15 March 1941’, 15 March 1941
  • Yorkshire Post
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