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Spring Beds and Sheets ... and Only Pay Parades FIRST MIDLAND C.R.U. WILL BE SOLDIERS’ UtOPIA first Civil ..

... Army, authorities. Since it was decided to use it as a Civil Resettlement Unit considerable alterations have been made. modation are above the ordinary barrack standard.” The men can go to the unit nearest their homes; they can have leave every week-end ...

Published: Tuesday 31 July 1945
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Gazette
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 508 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

HALF-WAY HALL FOR REPATRIATED MEN GUIDING THEM BACK TO CIVILIAN LIFE The first Civil Resettlement Unit in the ..

... HALF-WAY HALL FOR REPATRIATED MEN GUIDING THEM BACK TO CIVILIAN LIFE The first Civil Resettlement Unit in the Midlands for repatriated prisoners-of-war discharged or released from the Army to be opened on Thursday at Wightwick Hall, near Wolverhampton ...

Published: Tuesday 31 July 1945
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 148 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Sixty repatriated prisoners of war, stationed at Stourport with the 17th Civil Resettlement Unit, to-day ..

... Sixty repatriated prisoners of war, stationed at Stourport with the 17th Civil Resettlement Unit, to-day visited Bournville and toured the factory of Cadbury Bros., Ltd. Many of the men had been in prison camps in Europe and in the Far East. To-night ...

Published: Thursday 13 December 1945
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 92 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

ADJUSTMENT TO CIVIL LIFE

... ADJUSTMENT TO CIVIL LIFE FIRST ARRIVALS AT MIDLAND UNIT The first Civil Resettlement Unit in the Midlands, and one of the first in the country, was opened to-day at Wightwick Hall, near Wolverhampton. The work of getting the ...

Published: Thursday 02 August 1945
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 193 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

CABINET HOLDS IbSeikAY MEETOr

... tune man): Turner Bros I. and Frank Turner Cup: Fort Dunlop. 2. After a party of former prisoners-of-war from the Civil Resettlement Unit at Stourport was taken round Birmingham's Central Fire Station. Corporation - street, and on a tour of the Regional ...

Published: Monday 22 July 1946
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Gazette
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 490 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

RADIO REVIEW

... spoken word was too loud and too lengthy. F>OUGLAS CLEVERDON’S Stalag to Civvy Street,” a feature the work of the Civil Resettlement Unit, which aims at making the transition of ex-prisoners of war to civilian life less difficult than it might otherwise ...

Published: Monday 08 October 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1053 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

HELPING OUR EX-P.O.W.S

... have been converting Wightwick Hall, near Wolverhampton, into a civil resettlement unit for British repatriated prisoners of war, the first of whom arrived there to-day. The M.O. of the unit is a Northfield doctor, who qualifield at Birmingham University ...

Published: Thursday 02 August 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 97 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none

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... are discussing the problem. FRIDAY: “STALAC TO CIVVY STREET (Midland. 8.30). Because this dramatised story of the Civil Resettlement Unit is the sort thing Douglas Cleverdon does so well. “MUSICAL GLOUCESTERSHIRE (Midland. 9.30). Because I expect the ...

Published: Monday 01 October 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1046 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

DIARY

... 13 October an ex-P.0.W., Bandsman Gregory, who is now undergoing course of training in carpentry at the Army’s Civil Resettlement Unit at Wightwick Hall. Wolverhampton, will take part in a programme next ...

Published: Wednesday 03 October 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 348 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

A 110DE17 WAY OF LEARNING Sappers 1). Stanley. at M. •Ise-road. naiad. Birmingham. old 11. Wood. of Quieten. ..

... acrd ups . at Itiglitwlek Hull. near WolverliailiPlew Sr* dor) below. Path to Civil Life Made Easy MIDLAND RESETTLEMENT WORK mouths ago the first Army Civil Resettlement unit in the Midlands for British repatriated prisoners of war was ...

Published: Wednesday 13 February 1946
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Gazette
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 690 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Letters to the Editor

... Ba rwitl I-read. Btrrninglsant 9. Officers Entertain Lord Mayor Lieut.-Col. L. S. Starkey and officers of No. 17 Civil Resettlement Unit at Stourport last night entertained the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Birmingham ant members of the Lord Mayor's ...

Published: Thursday 28 February 1946
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Gazette
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1105 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Resettlement Bureau off to flying start two hours of its opening: at 9 a.m. to-day, the Birmingham Re ..

... Resettlement Bureau off to flying start two hours of its opening: at 9 a.m. to-day, the Birmingham Re-settlement Advice Bureau had 12 callers seeking guidance in regard to individual problems The Bureau has been set up at 5, Lower Temple-street tor the ...

Published: Monday 16 April 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 618 | Page: 4 | Tags: none