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 picture "Yesterday's News" by Simon John Chambers                 

Contents of the Newsletters - "From the Front"

Spring 2010

Dedication of New Plaque; Belgian tv filming; Jack Pulham; SarahWilkinson; Mundella School Memorial; Battle of Britain "menu"

Summer 2010

Evacuation; Lt Rupert Morrison; Simon's Memorials - Rhiw; South Africans visit, Raymond Brett; CAMRA donation; Brant Ontario War Memorial - Claringbould and King; Albert Goddard Port; Exhibition "70 Years On"

Autumn 2010

Wotton Bassett - James Bowman, Neal Turkington, Arjun Purja Pun, Matthew Harrison; Daniel Holkham; Battle of Britain 70th; Merchant Navy Day; Unknown Warrior; Harry Brocklesby Bartram; Obituary - Reg Levy, Ethel Lewis, Ena Hopper, Elsie Bones, Charles Sisley; A visit from Australia - Colin Ackehurst, with Old Dover; Pubs - Terminus, Boar's Head, Liberty, Red Lion, Admiral Harvey, Three Horseshoes, Cat and Custard Pot; Church Road Peace Treat 1919

Winter 2010 

Dame Vera Lynn; the 90th Anniversary of the Unknown Warrior; St Mary's Bellringers' Peal, Passenger Luggage Van 132, Battle of Britain WeatherVane - Dover Grammar; Brunssem; Brantford, Ontario; Harry Brooks; Dover Town Council grant; World Conker Championshops

Spring 2011

Mayor's Civic Award; White Cliffs; Unknown Warrior - Rev David Railton, Rev George Standing, Rev Edward Gell; Platform 8 Mystery, Victoria; HM Hospital Ship "Anglia" - Cann, Ross, Cockrane, Astbury, Richard Roberts; Reggie Davison; Dame Vera Lynn; Retirement of Town Clerk Mike Webb; Unknown Warrior; Obituary - Arthur Tolputt, Brenda Brett, Finn Stumoen, Lillian Bennet; Saulte Ste Marie and Rudyard Kipling; Spitfire - K5054; May Fairs - Great War Civilian Casualty

Summer 2011

Admiral the Lord Boyce;  Zeebrugge; Brunssem; Jewish Cemetery, Dover; Royal British Legion County Awards; Kent County Council Individual Councillor Awards - Gordon Cowan;  CAMRA Award; Deal Fire Station Charity Club Award; Howard Perry Hill and Peter John Hill; Walter Tull pavilion at Mundella; Exhibition - "Love Stories: A Day to Remember"; Obituary - Barry Smith, Doris Bowley, Stolen Memorial plaque from River; Rotary Club of Deal; Western Heights Preservation Society - Drop Redoubt, and George Akerley; Crabble Corn Mill Beer Festival; First Moonlight Raid - Camden Square Rifles Monument; The Toronto Star - Dover in 1941; Operation Dynamo at Dover Castle; Unknown Warrior Resources and Exhibition; Maciek O'Shea;  Wimpole Hall - Rudyard Kipling, historical re-enactors; More "Fallen" - Simon John Chambers, Carole Piqué Webb

Autumn 2011

Battle of Britain 71st memorial service at Capel-le-Ferne; fly with a fighter; High Flight by John Magee; Italian and German Prisoners of War;  Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway Armoured Train; 3rd Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride; Merchant Navy Day in Dover 10th; Folkestone Triennial images x 2; March of Remembrance in Folkestone; Dover Patrol Memorial 90th; Victoria War Memorial Hospital in Deal; Robert ("Pom Pom") Whiting; Great Uncle Walter Tull; Doris Bowley; "We Could Have Been Anything" - Ruth Ewan

Winter 2011

Severn Valley Railway, James Bryant, Longmoor Railway Disaster, Cruise Terminal/Marine Station Service, Frederick John Brookland, Bury St Edmunds Remembrance, Armistice 11/11/11, Night to Remember Concert, St Margaret of Antioch Lower Halstow, The Rose Milton Keynes, Klickitat County Stonehenge, Lakenheath F-15, Edith Cavell, Bill Sparks Cockleshell Hero, John McCrae grave, Exhibitions, Talk at Dover Society, Seasonal Festivals

Spring 2012

For Crown and Country - New Exhibition, Operation Fuller/Cerberus - The Channel Dash,  Moonlit Devastation - 23 March 1942, Dash and Raid - Drifters and Trawlers 1918, The Herald of Free Enterprise, Richard Carpenter, Unknown Warrior at Astor, Talk at Kent Family History Society - Deal,  Lord Warden Chairs dedicated by the Lord Warden, Nelson Cork, Dame Vera Lynn 95th birthday, Golden Wedding, Samuel George - new grandson  

Summer 2012

Zeebrugge Raid, bows of Vindictive, new names for the Memorial, Letter about Bombing in 1917, Alan Turing Centenerary, "The Great War Explained" by Philip Stevens, "Struck by Lightning" by John Dann and Eric Gilroy, Armed Forces Weekend, Diamond Jubilee Tattoo, Lathbury Beacon

Autumn 2012

New Commemorations for the Town Memorial, The Channel Dash Memorial - unveiling in Dover, Roger Marples, Donation by Dover Firefighters, New Cabinet Display in Library, A Load of Hot Air

Winter 2013

Presentation of the Unknown Warrior window to Astor College for the Arts, Remembrance in Dover and of Dovorians, Diane Smallwood, William Walker, Walter Tull in Bolton, Dover Patrol photo - Wyndham Wallbridge,  Western Heights at War!

Spring 2013

Tommy Eaves writing-albums,, HMS Welshman 70th anniversary service, Air Sea Rescue HSL 186 - Eric Woolly, Western Heights Garrison in the Great War, Retyring a Spitfire, Peter Hill, Dambusters - 70th, Horatio Grant, Geocache GC46H79, Books: Struck by Lightning and Hitler's Atlantic Wall, Old Bill Tank 1916.

Summer 2013

Rededication of the bows of the "Vindictive", Obituary - Jean Barnes, Derek Farrier, Lilian Kay, Dover at War - Armed Forces Weekend, Western Heights Open Weekend, Dover Transport Museum, New Exhibitions - Tommy, Tommy Atkins, featuring Tommy Eaves, and Dover Remembers, featuring casualties newly-commmemorated on the Town Memorial, Dover Firemen in WWII commended for bravery and awarded George Cross



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