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WAR MEMORIES
This area of the site is in rememberance of all the service men and women from Ashburton who lost their lives in two world wars and to keep their memories alive through the stories of those that lived through them.

Introduction
War Memorial
Remembrance Sunday 2011
A quiet pilgrimage to Normandy
War Veterans

 


War Memories

Below you will find the different sections of our War Memories area.

If you have a personal account of war and would like to see your story added to this area of the site please contact the Town Clerk, John Germon at townclerk@ashburton.org or call him directly on 01364 652142

War Memorial
Ashburton has two War Memorials in
rememberance of all the service men and women from Ashburton who lost their lives during the war.
Click here for a list of names and photos.


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Royal British Legion
Ashburton marks Remembrance day each year.
Click here to view a slideshow of the 2011 events.

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Sixty Years On... A quiet Pilgrimage to Normandy
Henry Bradford (Sergeant Major, 5th Bn. The Devonshire Regt. Anti-Tank Regt.) remembers his time in occupied France during WWII with this quiet pilgrimage.
Click here to read his story, and view photos of his journey.
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War Veterans

We are gradually adding a list of local people with a brief history of their services during WWII. If you have a personal account of war and would like to see your story added to this area of the site please contact the Town Clerk, John Germon at townclerk@ashburton.org or call him directly on 01364 652142.Click here to view photos and stories.

 

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