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  • Sep 17:

    Remembering Our Belgian Refugees


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    One hundred years ago this autumn, the first wave of an estimated 250,000 Belgians made their way to England as refugees of the hostilities in their native land. Rowntree’s Haxby road factory (now Nestlé’s home of Kit Kat) welcomed scores of Belgian refugees to York.

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