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County Council of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright. CIVIL DEFENCE EXERCISE. WARNING. PUBLIC INTIMATION IS HEREBY ..

... County Council of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright. CIVIL DEFENCE EXERCISE. WARNING. PUBLIC INTIMATION IS HEREBY GIVEN, That combined exercise, in which units of the Civil Defence Services and the Military will take part, will be held in various districts ...

Published: Saturday 09 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 156 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

WAR NEWS

... testing the gas tightness of their respirators in tear gas. Wardens and other civil defence personnel will be on duty to deal with any persons who may become casualties. All the civil defence services in the burgh will be fully tested, and every service will ...

Published: Saturday 09 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1094 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

forward letters to

... postag saved and sent to j recently ten tons { confetti was sent printing works to facturers. Civil Defence. s The • best laid and men gang aft the civil defence Dumfries during three casualties, up, were gently al floor of a house & and a warden stood ...

Published: Wednesday 13 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1695 | Page: 4, 5 | Tags: none

HOME GUARD ANNIVERSARY New Duties Arid Training By a Military Correspondent. On May 14, 1042, the Home Guard ..

... come to an end. Civil Defence workers, men not Ijable to conscription, who are vet determined to fit themselves to defend their country, and 17- year-old boys from the much enlarged Army Cadet Force are swelling the ranks. New factory units are being formed ...

Published: Wednesday 13 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 564 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

Warship week

... next gave an exhibition of marching which was not bested by any unit on phrade. The little dames in blue take the job seriously and even dimples were clisciplined for the occasion. Civil Defence Wardens with Chief Warden James Barbour in the van worthily ...

Published: Wednesday 27 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1142 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS WANTED

... 30th May* The official opening will take place at Dumfries on Saturday, 23rd May, with a parade of units of the Navy, Army, Air Force, Home Guard, and Civil Defence Services. The salute will be taken by Colonel J. Car-ruthers, H.M. Lieutenant' for the County ...

Published: Saturday 16 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 405 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

WARSHIP WEEK

... Youth Organisations, and Civil Defence Services provided spectacular opening. The parade, which was under the charge of Colonel Hope-Vere, Knockhill, was marshalled in the King Edward Public Park, and, headed by military units, motor cyclists and Bren ...

Published: Saturday 30 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 750 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

WARSHIP WEEK

... make it,” have had a rather rude awakening. As in the beginning of the week displays by Civil Defence Services, together with detachments from regular Army and Navy units, have taken part in the jiaracles ana demonstrations, and much public interest was ...

Published: Saturday 02 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 201 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

NORWICH BOMBED

... Throughout Thursday a Red Cross and St John flying column ofj two ambulances and a canteen attended to injured, homeless, and Civil Defence workers, taking over from wearied first-aid post personnel and distributing hundreds of prinks. Large numbers of people ...

Published: Saturday 02 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 326 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

WARSHIP WEEK

... imposing and interesting one and should prove a great attraction. It will include units of the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force, Norwegian Army, Home Guard, W.A.A.F.s, Civil Defence Services, National Fire Service, British Legion, W.V.S. Land Army, Red ...

Published: Wednesday 20 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 370 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

WARSHIP WEEK

... military parade and a stirring appeal Vice-Admiral Drury-Lowe. The parade, which will include units of the Navy, Army, Air Force, Home Guard, and all the Civil Defence Services, will be marshalled at St Mary’s Goods Yard, Leafield Road, and will march from ...

Published: Saturday 23 May 1942
Newspaper: Dumfries and Galloway Standard
County: Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 347 | Page: 4 | Tags: none