Publications 2017

Publications includes details of newspaper articles, annual accounts for Remembrance Day, exhibitions and related events.

Articles have been submitted by the group to the local weekly newspapers and the following have appeared in 2017:

January 4, 2017 – Dawlish Gazette- “Honouring two of town’s wartime heroes”

February 8, 2017 -– Dawlish Gazette- “Casualties of war remembered”

February 22, 2017– Dawlish Gazette- “Tragedy of gardener sent to fight”

March 1, 2017 – Dawlish Gazette- “Great War sea rescue stories sought”

March 22, 2017– Dawlish Gazette- “Service for Somme victim at castle home”

April 5, 2017– Dawlish Gazette- “Killed while saving fellow servicemen”

April 12, 2017– Dawlish Gazette- “Debt owed to sons of the Empire”

April 19, 2017 – Dawlish Gazette- “High price paid at Arras”

May 17, 2017 – Dawlish Gazette- “Shrapnel splinter left four orphans”

May 24, 2017– Dawlish Gazette- “Little remained after tragedies”

June 7, 2017 – Dawlish Gazette- “Harsh history of Cofton family ended in tragedy”

July 26, 2017– Dawlish Gazette- “Two men fell in four days during Battle of Ypres”

August 2, 2017– Dawlish Gazette- “Further casualties at Ypres”

August 11, 2017- Dawlish Advertiser/Post- “Further casualties at Ypres”

August 23, 2017– Dawlish Gazette- “War takes two cousins”

September 13, 2017– Dawlish Gazette- “Town pays heavy toll”

September 27, 2017 -Dawlish Gazette- “Dawlish men remembered”

October 4, 2017 -Dawlish Gazette- ”Brought low by sickness”

October 18, 2017 -Dawlish Gazette- ”Three men lost in single day”

October 27, 2017 -Dawlish Post- ”High price paid in just one day on Somme”

November 29, 2017 -Dawlish Gazette- “Somme toll went on many weeks after”

December 13, 2017 -Dawlish Gazette- “Human cost of maintaining oil supplies”

December 22, 2017 -Dawlish Post- “Human cost of maintaining oil supplies”

Related events:

Remembrance Day parade to the War Memorial and laying of wreath on behalf of the project

Cumulative annual accounts for Remembrance Day:


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