Tag Archives: Family history

Derek J. K. Sims, RIP

We had a somewhat erratic early childhood both of us being witness to domestic violence. Many years later I asked him how much he remembered of that and he said ‘quite a lot’ but we never otherwise discussed it. Perhaps … Continue reading

Posted in Lowestoft & District, Personal rant, R.I.P. | Tagged | Comments Off on Derek J. K. Sims, RIP

Lowestoft and Lord Kitchener

It seems that one of Lowestoft’s best kept secrets is its connection with Lord Kitchener. By the outbreak of WW1 Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener was already a national figure, known for his successes at the Battles of Ferkeh and Hafir in … Continue reading

Posted in Ld. Kitchener Mem. Holiday Centre, Lowestoft & District, Military History, World War 1 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment