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  • Collection: War Times/ Forces including Roll of Honour. Memorials. Home Guard. Memories and Photos etc.

Douglas Brothers and Extracts from WW1 Diaries by Steve Andrews.pdf
Douglas Brothers and Extracts from WW1 Diaries....

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Bomber Plane Crash WW2 Bluestone Plantation.pdf
Handley Page Hampden Bomber Plane 1941

WW11 Bomber Plane crash.

On February 10th 1941 a Handley Page Hampden bomber plane crashed into Bluestone plantation killing all the aircrew: Flight Lieutenant John Frutiger, Sergeant John Hill, Flight…

Zeppelins Last Visit WW1.pdf
Zeppelins last visit from the school exercise book of N. B. Howard age about 10 years.... Mr Charles Clements in his Memories of old Cawston read: Zeppelin Raids; One of the worst moments was when one of the airships cut its engines and drifted in…

RCAF Ration Book.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force Airmen's Canteen Cigarette & Confectionery Ration Book.

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Forces Badge Collection.pdf
A collection of badges for forces caps....

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Spectacles for Aircrew WW11.pdf
Anti-Glare Spectacles for RAF Aircrew....

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Eyeshields, Anti-Gas,WW11..pdf
Eyeshields Air Spray protectors, for instructions see package/file....

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WW11 British Army Ointment Stoneware Jar.pdf
Stoneware Anti-Gas Ointment Treatment Jar for the armed forces and home guard....

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Pembroke Yeomanry.pdf
Billeting in Cawston at field now....

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Second World War by Bill Sampson.pdf
Now the day war broke out, September 3rd, 1939, I remember it well....

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ARP Helmet.pdf
ARP Wardens: An organisation set up for WW11....

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Rations A Very Peculiar History With No added butter.pdf
Rations A Very Peculiar History With no added butter by David Arscott....

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National Service Guide Book 1939.pdf
A guide to the ways in which a service could be given to our country....

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A Yank in the RAF.pdf
During filming for "A Yank in the RAF"....

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Lucky Strike plane control knob.pdf
Control Knob from Lucky Strike plane crash....

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Rationing WW11.pdf
Ration books and Buying Permit....

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WW1 History & Photos at the Manor Supplied by Shirley Waring.pdf
Wounded in Battle during WW1, was shipped back to UK to Norwich hospital and then spent a month convalescing at Cawston Manor....

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Jack Harding Wilkins by Felicite Wilkins.pdf
On leaving school, Jack entered the motor trade as a mechanic. By 1939 he was serving with the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment....

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Company Sgt Major W.J. Hutton.pdf
The Royal Army Service Cor (RASC) merged with transportation.... Also see Link: Hutton/Gould Butcher Click on file to view full page....

Mother Riley.pdf
Second World War:- A very interesting piece is on the BBC website....

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Arthur T Dewing.pdf
Served with honour and was disabled in the Great War.

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Ex Forces Personnel.pdf
Not forgetting The Home Front who served in addition to their daily work - The Home Guard Local Defence Volunteers - LDV was original name of the Home Guard. The Red Cross Auxiliary Fire Service Related Link - Roll of Honourinc War Memorials etc

Auxiliary Fire Service.pdf
The Cawston Auxiliary firemen with their Green Goddess appliance supported other services all over the Country which required water supplies, the service started during the 2nd World War in Reepham, moved to Haveringland and came to Cawston in…

WW1 Photos.pdf
Memorabilia and Photos WW1....

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WW2 POWs Return Home.pdf
Memorabilia & Photos WW2 including POWs return home and The Red Cross....

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uk-union jack.gif
Roll of Honour for those who gave their lives for our country & War Memorials.

File 2/Roll of Honour WW1
File 3/Role of Honour WW2
File 4/ War Memorials
File 5/Lieutenant Cecil Faulkner Cawston - Boer War 1899-1902
File 6/War Memorial…

Airfields in Area.pdf
When the second World War broke out, Haveringland Hall and its surrounding parkland was taken over by the Air Ministry.... Click on File to view full screen.... Links to: Swannington Norfolk Airfields RAF Oulton Airfield RAF Oulton Museum can be…

Fifty Years On by John Kett.pdf
War Times Memories and Diaries By: See Files on right and as following:- 1/Fifty Years On by John Kett 2/Thoughts of a Wartime childhood by Robert Sonny Dewing 3/School War Times Notes 4/Second World War by Bill Sampson 5/Another Place &…

Cawston Home Guard.jpg
Home Guard:

Photo with Old Rectory in background.

Names reading from left:

Back Row: 4/ Don Radford. 5/ Jimmy Payne. 6/ Harrold Pratt. 7/ Tom Barker. 9/ Ernie Whall.
Second Row: 7/ John Long. 8/ Jack Delph. 9/ Tommy Neal. 11/ Clifford…

Lucky Strike Plane Crash.pdf
Memorial at Booton Rd. In 1944, Cawston was the scene of a plane crash involving an American bomber.... In 1996 a memorial to the crew of the "Lucky Strike" was unveiled by its Flight Engineer, Jack Sasson.... Click on file to view full screen....

Incendiary Bomb and Certificate.pdf
Incendiary bombs were filled with highly combustible chemicals and were dropped in clusters to spread fires....

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