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THE BIGGLESWADE CHRONICLE AND BEDFORDSHIRE GAZETTE. SANDY RESISTS INVASION SANDY Extensive Defence Exercise ..

... assured that the military and civil defence personnel will not found wanting. The incidents were staged that every A.U.F. service was called into operation. They included air raid wardens, rescue and demolition squads. mobile units. first-aid parties. report ...

Published: Friday 02 October 1942
Newspaper: Biggleswade Chronicle
County: Bedfordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 954 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

UNITED NATIONS DAY

... UNITED NATIONS DAY United Nations Day was observed in Potton on Sunday with a parade of lI.M. Forces. Home Guard and members of the various Civil Defence workers. They assembled on the Market Square and proceeded to the Congregational Church, where a ...

Published: Friday 19 June 1942
Newspaper: Biggleswade Chronicle
County: Bedfordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 275 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

fined for trespassing

... this reason it the of every fit man who can possibly do so to join the Home Guard. is not Civil Defence worker he should join in the ordinary way. lie is Civil Defence worker (unless is a member of the casualty services) he ought join but on the special ...

Published: Friday 30 January 1942
Newspaper: Biggleswade Chronicle
County: Bedfordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2398 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

MO.I. FILMS SERVICE

... . NO WEAKNESS IN CIVIL DEFENCE What 9 Rec.ent Raids Have Proved The Chairman of Home Counties Civil Defence Emergency Committee told the County Council on Fridav last that in the two raids on Horae Counties town recently the Civil Defence Services functioned ...

Published: Friday 07 August 1942
Newspaper: Biggleswade Chronicle
County: Bedfordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 381 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

BIGGLESWADE

... Methodist Church a united carol service was held for the Methodist and Uaptist Sunday Schools. The Kev. C. B. Ellis (Baptist Pastor) conducted the service and the Bev. J- H. Slater gave an address. Raymond Wood was at the organ. Civil Defence. —Members ...

Published: Friday 25 December 1942
Newspaper: Biggleswade Chronicle
County: Bedfordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 418 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

SHEFFORD

... Sheftord Mobile Unit have been presented with new van and have transferred their equipment from the old van to the new and more modern van. Mr. Riggings and Mr. .Stonebanks. Bedford, delivered the van Dr. Lidderdale's Mobile Unit. C.ivil Defence. —A meeting ...

Published: Friday 09 October 1942
Newspaper: Biggleswade Chronicle
County: Bedfordshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 910 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

IN THE PATH OF THE ENEMY Biggleswade Sees Invasion Tactics DEFENCE SERVICES COMBINE FOR EXERCISE Biggleswade had

... Railway Station after suffering few casualties, to reinforce the enemy already in possession. En route they wrought havoc among Civil Defence personnel who were in front of the A.R.P. headquarters and in front of the Police Station. They failed to locate two ...

Published: Friday 22 May 1942
Newspaper: Biggleswade Chronicle
County: Bedfordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1652 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

AT ASHWKLL

... Fund. The parade of the various units assembled in High Street and marched to Church under the command of Lieut. (1. Turner, Home Guard, those of the other units were: Koval Observer Corps Observer ' P. W. Christy). Civil Defence (Head Warden F. T. Christy) ...

Published: Friday 13 November 1942
Newspaper: Biggleswade Chronicle
County: Bedfordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 165 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

HOME GUARD TWO YEARS OLD The Past and Future 'OI lA)CAI, LEADERS WILL DECIDE (By the Director-General Home ..

... whole, for on that depends the likelihood of invasion. Xow that the spring is here, there are better opportunities for each unit to train in its own battle role. Since the Home Guard is a local force, each company and platoon, whether from city or hamlet ...

Published: Friday 22 May 1942
Newspaper: Biggleswade Chronicle
County: Bedfordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 835 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

All) I OR ( HINA

... Agriculture Fund, who have sponsored this demonstration extend a cordial welcome to all closely inspect the unit. .The date the visit the Red Cross unit to Biggleswade is Tuesday. September 22nd. The opening ceremony will be performed Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey ...

Published: Friday 18 September 1942
Newspaper: Biggleswade Chronicle
County: Bedfordshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1259 | Page: 6 | Tags: none