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February 2014

We Will Remember – Touring Exhibition

15 February 2014 - 23 February 2014
Killerton, Broadclyst
Exeter, Devon EX5 3LE United Kingdom
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For more information on this exhibition, follow the link to this news post

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April 2014

Overbeck’s Remembers – Exhibition

1 April 2014 - 2 November 2014
Overbeck’s, Sharpitor
Salcombe, TQ8 8LW
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Our WWl exhibition opened in April remembering the Vereker family whose 21-year-old son Robert was killed just three weeks after Britain declared war in August 1914. To come to terms with this tragedy, his parents opened their newly built house as a VAD hospital for the convalescence of over a thousand Tommies. The exhibition shows how during the three and a half years that the hospital was open, every effort was made to make life more enjoyable for  the men.…

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Exhibition: Service & Sacrifice – Newton Abbot Town & GWR Museum

2 April 2014 - 31 October 2014
Newton Abbot Town and GWR Museum, 2a St Pauls Road
Newton Abbot, TQ12 2HP
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The Museum Service & Sacrifice WWI exhibition opened on the 2nd April 2014 and concentrates on how the War effected the men and women of Newton Abbot. The panels tell the stories of the individuals, Soldiers, Sailors, Nurses etc. All the men listed on the Town’s First World War memorial have already been researched, we also needed stories about the survivors and that is where our research began. The museum ran a WWI open day in September 2013 encouraging the local community to come…

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Exhibition – A Quaker View of World War One

5 April 2014 - 29 April 2014
Exeter Cathedral, 1 The Cloisters
Exeter, EX1 1HS
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This exhibition within the Justice and Peace Chapel in Exeter Cathedral will include exhibits from a national display, on the work of the Friends Ambulance Unit (FAU)

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Not Forgotten: stories from the Great War

26 April 2014 - 7 June 2014
The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon, The Square
Barnstaple, EX32 8LN
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Exhibition at The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon, from 26 April to 7th June, 10am - 5pm,  Monday to Saturday Come and discover the effects of the First World War on the people of North Devon with memories and anecdotes. We're going to be telling some of the local stories from the War; if you have a story to share, please get in touch with the museum by calling 01217 346747. Find out more about museums in Devon at www.devonmuseums.net Find…

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May 2014

Exhibition: Exmouth Commemorating 1914

1 May 2014 - 31 October 2014
Exmouth Museum, Sheppard's Row, off Exeter Road
Exmouth, EX8 1PW
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Exmouth Museum is commemorating 1914 with a special exhibition this year which runs until the end of October. As well as showing various artefacts we have: Faces of the Great War - photographs from the period of Exmouth men who took part.  Beacon School Logbook - extracts from the Boys School logbook covering the War years and detailing the 31 former pupils who were killed in the War together with our own detailed research on these men. Flying Ace -…

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