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CIVIL DEFENCE UNITS

... CIVIL DEFENCE UNITS THE SPLENDID SPIRIT existing among members of the local Civil Defence units has already been displayed during the short time England has been at war. Before the war began, there were many indications that the A.R.P. organisation, the ...

Published: Friday 15 September 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 165 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

Civil servants held a mass meeting at Acton Vale on Thursday In last week to protest against a scheme to ..

... darkness—the light of Service. Our nation is organised and united to-day as never before. Surely this is the true Spirit of Christmas—the spirit of service to humanity for the common good of all. Truly, Civil Defence, may be termed a Christian service; men and ...

Published: Friday 22 December 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 645 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

TO THE EDITOR

... Ulster, especially in and around Belfast. There the overwhelming majority regard themselves as British, though born in Ireland. Civil war was averted in their case by allowing them to contract out, as Danzig and parts of the Corridor wanted to contract ...

Published: Friday 15 December 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 294 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

c.? lie al ROUND ABOUT ACTON

... young men of military age in the various Civil Defence units. I am not referring to this district in particular, but to the country as a whole. I would be one of the last to suggest that the work of these units is not of vital importance, or to urge that ...

Published: Friday 29 September 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1902 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

Secant pictures from Devoe show that boys el the Priory School, Acton, are taking full advantage of the bathing ..

... the Priory School, Acton, are taking full advantage of the bathing facilities. IMAGINARY AIR RAID Civil Defence Units Rehearsal GREAT SUCCESS Acton civil defence services held a full dress rehearsal on Saturday afternoon. The exercise opened when two wardens ...

Published: Friday 10 November 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1060 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

LIKE A GAME OF CHESS

... evacuated civil servants had been prepared. but had been rejected by the Treasury CIVIL SERVICE EVACUATION Wives Protest Another protest meeting took place at the Ministry of Pensions Building on Wednesday afternoon, when wives and dependents of civil servants ...

Published: Friday 22 December 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1462 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

IMPORTANT COMMITTEES TO FUNCTION

... administration had been taken out of its hands by the Civil Defence Committee. The Dividing Line Replying. Alderman Sir Gilfrid Craig said the Civil Defence Committee dealt with matters arising from the Civil Defence Acts only. He assured her there would be ...

Published: Friday 03 November 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 998 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

THIS WAR IS DIFFERENT

... could hear. And so, until the call comes, those who are ready to fight must carry on their civil jobs as best they can. Those who are in the civil defence units must continue to stand by until an opportunity comes for them to put into practice what they ...

Published: Friday 22 September 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 711 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

GARAGES IN WAR-TIME

... private shelters provided under the Civil Defence Act a reduction in assessment should be made where valuable accommodation is viven up for the purpose of the shelter and is solely used and occupied •• etch. CAROLS BY UNITED CHOIRS Christmas Eve Music At Uxbridge ...

Published: Friday 29 December 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 500 | Page: 10 | Tags: none

LETTERS FOR MK FORCES How They Should Be Addressed The War Office would like to make it clear that only

... Army number, rank, unit, etc., the full postal address of the actual place at which the addressee's unit is stationed. If this actual place is not known the full postal address of the de p& or peace headquarters of the addrebsee's unit must be given instead ...

Published: Friday 13 October 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1547 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

THE LIGHTER SIDE al r•-• ROUND ABOUT ACTON

... openly about certain military units in which he had friends. He did not name the actual places at which they were stationed, but referred to definite .districts in such a manner that it would have been easy to trace the units concerned. He also asked a soldier ...

Published: Friday 22 September 1939
Newspaper: Acton Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 3172 | Page: 3 | Tags: none