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Researching WW1: Information Day at Devon Heritage Centre

8 September 2014 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Devon History Forum will be hosting a WW1 Research Information Day at the Devon Heritage Centre on Monday 8th September.

Places on the day are limited.  If you wish to book a place, please contact Brian Carpenter on 01392 380573 or email brian.carpenter@devon.gov.uk

The programme for the day is as follows:

10.30: Arrival and Coffee

11.00: Welcome, Emma Waldron, Project Co-ordinator, Devon Remembers

11.10: Rob Palmer: Military History for Beginners, with particular regard to the Great War, 1914-1918

12.00: Ann Bond: Kenton’s Not Forgotten Project: a case study

12.45: LUNCH

There is a café in Great Moor House and a larger one, the Fresha café, about five minutes’ walk away.  There is also a pub, the Barn Owl, on the other side of the Honiton Road. However, it may be preferable to bring your own lunch.

2.00:   Jan Wood: Further Adventures in World War One History

2.40: Problem Solving Session and Networking

If you have a particular question or research problem which you would like help with, please bring it to the meeting or, if possible, notify us of it in advance . Members of Devon Heritage Services staff and speakers will be available to advise you about original, secondary and online sources which may help you to overcome your research difficulties.

4.00: Close

Full details of the day and the Speakers who will be presenting can be found here.


8 September 2014
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Devon History Forum
01392 380573


Devon Heritage Centre
Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Sowton Industrial Estate
Exeter, EX2 7NL
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01392 384753