Lincoln marks 100th anniversary of the tank

July 17, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of Lincoln’s first World War One tanks have taken place. Thousands of actors and participants took part in the Green Fields Beyond event. It also focused on the role of the women, dubbed “Munitionettes”, who worked on the production lines The tank was designed by William Tritton and Walter Wilson while working for Lincoln agricultural engineering firm Fosters. A small number of Mark 1 tanks from Lincoln were used […]