Stan’s Scans

Our ever-reliable scanning volunteer Stan is continuing to work through the museum’s millions of photo’ negatives. This week he has been scanning some of our material relating to the First World War, in connection with some of the events the museum is working on as part of the centenary commemorations. Here is one of the highlights of Stan’s scans this week.

This pocket watch belonged to Charlie Lightfoot, a soldier in the Durham Light Infantry, and saved his life by stopping a bullet!

16119 – This pocket watch belonged to Charlie Lightfoot, a soldier in the Durham Light Infantry, and saved his life by stopping a bullet!

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