Ep332 – Midland Railway men of the GW – Quint Watt

Historian and researcher Quintin Watt takes us on a captivating journey into the forgotten stories of the Midland Railway’s servicemen from the Black Country and South Staffordshire during the Great War. Quintin shares the inspiration behind his research and delves into surprising discoveries, shedding light on the integral role railwaymen played during this historic period. We explore the specific region covered by the Midland Railway line, hear intriguing tales of soldiers like William Henry Bland, and gain insights into the challenges they faced. Quintin provides valuable resources for those interested in British railway history and reflects on the broader themes and lessons drawn from the experiences of these unsung heroes, offering a fresh perspective on this pivotal moment in history.