Showing archive for 2019.
15 Apr 2019
The Corsbie family worked for Norwich Union for five generations. This blog shows the evidence they left behind in the archive and shares some of the details of their 138 years of family service, including a long lost Easter tradition.
05 Apr 2019
Less than a month after the outbreak of the First World War, Joseph Marius Chazalette was killed in action. Chazalette had previously worked for L'Abeille Compagnie d'assurances, an Aviva constituent company, and his death marks the first of many former employees who lost their lives in the conflict. Their names are recorded here, in remembrance, on the hundredth anniversary of their death.
Following on from the story of Leslie Long in the Great Escape, Aviva's Chairman, Sir Adrian Montague, wrote this blog for staff to share his experiences of attending the memorial events in Poznan and Zagan.
22 Mar 2019
On the 24 March 1944 76 men took part in a mass escape from Stalag Luft III. One of those involved in what came to be known as the Great Escape was Leslie Long who worked for our constituent company, General Accident.
Posted by: Anna Stone
Subjects: Second World War