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   held at the Heritage Centre in 2005

     

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WAR YEARS.
VILLAGE WAR YEARS by Ray Reeks
Talk of village life in war years, evokes memories and stories of local heroism and humour galore....................... 
WAR YEARS REMEMBERED Letter from Mr S Morgan to Mr Webster in April 2005   
with his reminiscences from the war Years.
ELSIE'S STORY
LONDON EVACUEE
Extract from Childhood: Elsie's Story September 1939:   
Evacuated from London to Bath and then Verwood. 
RESERVED OCCUPATION When World War (II) started I was 16 years old and living in the then Village of Verwood in Dorset . I remember the blackout when no lights were allowed and all windows had to be blacked out......
SOLDIERS OF
THE KING 
A selection of stories, paraphrased from 'Verwood at War' presented by members of the Verwood Evening Womens' Institute in 1984.
DAD'S ARMY  A further selection of stories, paraphrased from 'Verwood at War' presented by members of the Verwood Evening Womens' Institute in 1984 concerning the Local Defence Volunteers or 'Home Guard'.
NAAFI &
BLITZ
"Naafi Days" by Lucy Miles & "Southampton Blitz" by Audrey Thorne.
 

   

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