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CIVIL DEFENCE SERVICES

... sounded by Mr. G. H. Palmer. STOW-ON-THE-WOLD Civil Defencc Day at Stowon-the-Wold was observed with a parade service held in St. Edward's Church, on Sunday. The parade, which comprised the local Civil Defence units, Special Constabulary, and Air Observers' ...

Published: Saturday 21 November 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1045 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

MOVING CEREMONY OF THE FLAGS

... Red Cross Fund. APPERLEY PARADE United Nations Day was observed at Apperley by holding a united service of the Anglican and Methodist churches at the War Memorial on Apperley Green; members of H.M. Forces, Home Guard, civil defence, and nursing services ...

Published: Saturday 20 June 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1751 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

RECTOR ON ROUSED SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

... special prayers for the King, the President of the United States, other leaders of the United Nations, our soldiers, sailors, and airmen, the heroic defenders of Stalingrad, and those engaged in Civil Defence. He also paid a tribute to those who had paid ...

Published: Saturday 21 November 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1039 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

BRITAIN STANDS FIRM AS ROCK

... be on the offensive against any nation. like the term United Nations, and it my P r^y as a professional soldier tnat the world will be a United Nation in its pure and simple sense. The united world calls for leadership, not rule. The Nazis want to rule ...

Published: Saturday 19 September 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1836 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

DEFENDERS WIN WEEKEND BATTLE OF CHELTENHAM

... | armoured units, bombing attacks, dive bombing, and 'artillery fire and gas warfare. The attacking force consisted of Home Guard and some regular troops, and the defending army was made up of entirely Home Guard personnel. All the Civil Defence ' Services ...

Published: Saturday 10 October 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1948 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

SALARY INCREASES FOR MUNICIPAL STAFF

... ly with this re-organiation. Touching upon the fact that the Civil Defence personnel were now permitted to enrol in the Home Guard in Class 11., under which they would carry out their civil defence duty until such time as it was impossible to do so, when ...

Published: Saturday 12 December 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1480 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

INVADERS CARRIED BATTLE TO HEART OF TOWN

... invasion, accompanied by bombing, and gas attack from the air, during the week-end, in the biggest combined military and Civil Defence exercises yet held in the area. battle was carried into' the very heart of the town on Sunday, when enemy tanks and ...

Published: Saturday 14 February 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2473 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS

... The offertory for Sunday School funds realised a record total of £10. CHIPPING CAMPDEN EXAMINATION A course of lectures in civil defence for the British Red Cross Society and A.R.P. personnel has just been concluded at Chipping Campden. Subject to official ...

Published: Saturday 23 May 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1222 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

WOMAN'S GOSSIP

... the rally to inspect the girls, and Major-Gen. John Lee, Chief of the Services of Supply, European Theatre of Operations, United States Army, has also promised to be present. Some 600 girls are expected to take part in this, the most important event arranged ...

Published: Saturday 10 October 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1083 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

HOME GUARD COMPULSION IN GLO'SHIRE

... in Gloucestershire, which falls in No. Civil Defence Region, one of the four regions affected by the Home Guard conscription scheme, and men between 18 and 51 are liable to be directed to join their local units. Cheltenham's Home Guard Chief. Col. S. ...

Published: Saturday 14 March 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 173 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

CASUALTIES TO LOCAL OFFICERS AND MEN

... safe and well, and serving in the Western Desert with his unit once more. Trooper Fdrd had been reported missing only a very short time ago, and it appears that he became detached from his unit. His friends in the town will be glad to hear that L.-Cpl ...

Published: Saturday 14 February 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1545 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

Gloucestershire woman's GOSSIP OF THE WEEK

... disappointed. jobs to be Filled But there are some who would have no such ties, and to them I would say Join the W.V.S., or Civil Defence Services. They need you and you will get a job you are best fitted for. Some months ago, there was the impression ...

Published: Saturday 14 February 1942
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 900 | Page: 5 | Tags: none