Publications 2018

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 2018:

February 7, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Oldest local to die in WW1”

February 14, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Young seaman lost overboard”

February 23, 2018 -Dawlish Post- “National recognition for women’s wartime effort”

March 14, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Lives lost in final German offensive”

March 14, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Final names hoped to be put on war memorial”

March 21, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Tactic sank enemy U-boats”

April 4, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Lost on land, at sea and in the air”

June 6, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Laid to rest in Dawlish”

June 13, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Soldier was backbone of Dawlish contingent”

June 20, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Outrage at ship sinking”

June 29, 2018 -Dawlish Post- “Outrage at ship sinking”

July 11, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Servicemen fell prey to natural causes”

July 18, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Captain lost in German push-back”

July 25, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Pair to make pilgrimage to WW1 memorial”

August 15, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Project show how small town paid high price” & “RBL makes pilgrimage”

August 22, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Casualties mount as war nears conclusion”

August 24, 2018 -Dawlish Post- “Project show how small town paid high price” & “RBL makes pilgrimage”

September 26, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “As peace approached death toll would continue to rise”

October 3, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Man returned from Canada to join fight as ambulance driver”

October 17, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Families hit hard by loss of three men in one week”

October 19, 2018 -Dawlish Post- “Postal officer died far from home”

October 24, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Postal chief clerk died far from home”

October 31, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “With just days left, two more died”

November 7, 2018 “Simple service marks end of four-year history project”

November 14, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “We kept our promise”

December 12, 2018 -Dawlish Gazette- “Toll still mounted after Armistice”

Related events:

November 11, 2018 “The guns fall silent” public act of memorial in the Strand Centre

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

Sunday 11 November, 2018, Service to mark the Centenary of The Armistice at Westminster Abbey attended by Mr Robert Vickery & Mr Michael Clayson

May 15, 2019 Civic Award by Dawlish Town Council to Dawlish World War One Project


Cumulative annual accounts for Remembrance Day:

Exhibitions prepared:

Material to celebrate the Armistice declaration and concert at the Strand Centre

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