Publications

Articles have been submitted by the group to the local weekly newspapers and the following have appeared:

October 10, 2014 – Dawlish Post – ‘Seeking war dead’s relatives’
October 22, 2014 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Brother killed as he fights side by side with sibling’ – and – ‘Printed in the Dawlish Gazette Saturday, October 31,1914’ (an article about the Wills brothers).
October 29, 2014 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Three men lost in cruiser action just months after first world war started’
November 12, 2014 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Honouring one of town’s fallen heroes’
November 20, 2014 – Herald Express – ‘Ex-mayor discovers his family connection with the Great War’
November 21, 2014 – Dawlish Post – ‘Honouring one of town’s fallen heroes’
December 17, 2014 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Men quick to enlist in Kitchener’s army’
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January 28, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Recalling the moment a sister knew she had lost her brother’
March 4, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Soldiers Stoyle and Crook honoured by commemoration services in town’
March 18, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Recruiting march comes to town’
March 25, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘War articles help find heroes’ descendants’
April 15, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette –  ‘Were you at the Manor opening ?

April 22, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Plaque in church is link to Gallipoli’
May 20, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Bond – one of a brave band’
June 3, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Remembering a man whose service covered 32 years’
July 1, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Relatives attend Royal Navy man’s commemoration’
July 22, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Eight of eleven Dawlish men died in largest British offensive’
August 12, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Quarter-peal rung in memory of former bellringer’
September 23, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Battle of Loos:town to remember 11 brave men’  1510925
September 25, 2015 – Own Publication – Order of Service and Account of the Battle of Loos   Service booklet 1
September 30, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘We will remember them – Centenary commemoration for eight soldiers from Dawlish who died at the Battle of Loos’
October 7, 2015 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘In honour of the last Dawlish casualty of disastrous Gallipoli campaign’

March 16, 2016 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘And the War rolls on’

May 25, 2016 – Herald Express – ‘Centenary services to honour those lost in Battle of Jutland’

June 8, 2016 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘War story told from local perspective’  (Launch of website by the Mayor, Cllr Angela Fenne)

June 15, 2016 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Service honours WW1 victim struck down by typhoid in India’

June 22, 2016 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘Remembering Dawlish heroes of the Somme’

June 29, 2016 – Dawlish Gazette – ‘WW1 pilgrims to Somme ceremony’

June 29, 2016 – Herald Express – ‘Somme will be remembered 100 years on with residents blowing whistles’

Cumulative annual accounts for Remembrance Day:
November 11, 2014 – Dawlish Remembers 1914-1918, Volume One 1914  141102 Booklet pageouterCol Remembrance Day 2014    –141102 Booklet pagemiddle Remembrance Day 2014
November 11, 2015 – Dawlish Remembers, Volume Two 1915   151104 1915 Remembrance sheet C

Exhibitions prepared and held in the Manor House, Dawlish
2015 – Exhibition on Margaret Jane Fortescue, Nurse, and her connection to Dawlish on eight panels
April 15-25, 2015 – Two panel display about Gallipoli and the landings led by Lt Col Richard Aexander Rooth
April 27, 2015 – Opening of eight panel exhibition on Lieutenant Wilfred George Jackson and the connection of the Jackson family to the Manor House, Dawlish

May 31, 2016 – Five panel exhibition of the Battle of Jutland and of the six Dawlish men killed in the action, opened by the Mayor of Dawlish, Cllr Angela Fenne

Related events
August 4, 2014 – Opening night of production “Oh, What a Lovely War” by Dawlish Repertory Company
Followed by Open-air Remembrance at the Bandstand and the snuffing of lights at 11pm
October 31, 2015 – Participation in Dawlish History Day, 2015

July 8, 2016 – Showing of the film The Battle of the Somme at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Dawlish at 7pm

References

First World War medals  – for sale via Northeast Medals

Devon Family History Society