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Butterworth and Dickinson

Local firms Butterworth & Dickinson and Burnley Components were involved with war work.

Both were invited to contribute to a war trophies room at Towneley Hall. This was opened in 1920 but had disappeared by 1925. A piece of German artillery placed by the entrance to the hall was removed in 1930 when there was visible anti-war feeling in the country.

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