Hornby Boulevard c1915-1918
Image shows soldiers from Litherland Camp (Royal Welsh Fusiliers), keeping back evacuated residents and onlookers, after an explosion in the Match Works. The Match Works produced some form of munitions during the Great War and had a permanent military guard for security reasons. An earlier explosion occurred in 1903 causing damage to shops on Linacre Road, of which an image appears on Litherland Town Web Site

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