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Each Corps of Signals has its own pigeon unit controlled by a Pigeon Officer, usually a man accustomed to ..

... Each Corps of Signals has its own pigeon unit controlled by a Pigeon Officer, usually a man accustomed to handling pigeons in civil life. Most of the birds have been loaned by prominent CITY’S ALLOTMENTS 25,000 NOW DIGGING fanciers for the duration of ...

Published: Tuesday 05 May 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 45 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

A.R.P. EXERCISES IN RUGBY USEFUL LESSONS LEARNED LARGE &oaic exercises involving all the Civil Defence service* ..

... A.R.P. EXERCISES IN RUGBY USEFUL LESSONS LEARNED LARGE &oaic exercises involving all the Civil Defence service*, with the exception of the Decontamination Services, were held in Rugby on Sunday, and although mistakes were made, useful lessons were learned ...

Published: Friday 22 May 1942
Newspaper: Rugby Advertiser
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 469 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

BIRMINGHAM PLAN

... Guards having a certain advantage over other Civil Defence workers. The underwriters have assessed the risk in their case somewhat lower—Fire Guards rate 10s. per unit and other Civil Defence personnel 15s. per unit. The scheme ha§ already been taken up certain ...

Published: Friday 01 May 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 298 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

MADAGASCAR CASUALTIES LIOH

... would be restored to French sovereignty. They further stated that if members of the civil and military organisations declared their intention to co-operate with the united nations their salaries and pensions would be prov ; from funds to be made available ...

Published: Friday 08 May 1942
Newspaper: Coventry Evening Telegraph
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1517 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

Madagascar losses now less than hOOO

... the civil and military organisations declared their intention to co-operate with the United Nations their salaries and pensions would provided from funds to he made available for that specific purpose. A guarantee of repatriation was given to civil and ...

Published: Friday 08 May 1942
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 607 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

CRICKET

... Rowland United, at Bilton Road, and of Rugby's total of 185, the captain, R. H. M. Burton. contributed not out. Rowland United replied with 135 for the loss of three wickets. Evidently lioth sides are in need of wicket-keeper for the United conceded ...

Published: Friday 15 May 1942
Newspaper: Rugby Advertiser
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1198 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

rugby draw

... local side, United, Bilton Road, and ol Rugby’* total of 185, the captain, B. H. M. Burton, contribnted S 3 not out. Rowland United replied with 136 for the lose of three wickets. Evidently loth sides are in need of wicket-keeper tor the United conceded ...

Published: Tuesday 12 May 1942
Newspaper: Rugby Advertiser
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 831 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

Guarantee of Repatriation

... Guarantee of Repatriation A guarantee of repatriation was given to civil and military personnel who did not wish to co-operate with the United Nations, and could claim the right to reside in metropolitan France. Repatriation would take place when ships ...

Published: Friday 08 May 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 363 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

HOME

... arrangements with underwriters Lloyd’s which enable Civil Defence personnel to insure against personal injuries arising out or enemy action. The insurance is sold in units. Scheme A’’ costs f»er unit, and secures £1 per week or a maximum period of fifty-two ...

Published: Saturday 02 May 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1264 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

ADMIRAL STARK

... Winant, the American Ambassador, has arrived at airport in England on his return from the United States. He was accompanied by Admiral H. R. Stark, Commander of United States naval forces operating in European waters. Mr. Winant, •accompanied by Mrs. Winantj ...

Published: Friday 01 May 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 360 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

USE OF GAS

... attacked in several waves a unit consisting of four British destroyers which had been sighted by reconnaissance aircraft. They sank three enemy warships by direct hits, in air battles two British aircraft escorting the destroyer unit were shot down. None of ...

Published: Tuesday 12 May 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 622 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Don’t Take Your Minds Off ’ the Main Job

... numerical standpoint. They see the unbeatably enormous strength of Russian manpower and the increasing power of Britain and the United States. Since the Early Days of the War.. \N Olton (near Birmingham) airman, Squadron- Leader James Anthony Meade, of No. ...

Published: Wednesday 27 May 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Gazette
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1327 | Page: 2 | Tags: none