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CALL FOR 1,000 CIVIL 'PLANES

... CALL FOR 1,000 CIVIL 'PLANES British civil air lines may be compelled to use American aircraft for some years after the war, unless the Government take action immediately for the design and production of up-to-date passenger and freight 'planes, declares ...

Published: Friday 21 May 1943
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 358 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

INVASION OF TEWKESBURY

... and Worcestershire Home Guard and a Worcestershire Mechanised Column. The idea was to test the efficiency of all units, military and civil, taking part, which, if invasion came, might have to assist in defending the area, or in attending to the needs of ...

Published: Monday 31 May 1943
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 398 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

£51,942 FIRST DAY

... the saluting of the colours the local G.T.C., and a whist drive held in the Victoria Hall. On Sunday afternoon a united service, with a Civil Defence forces' parade, was held at the village war memorial, conducted by the Rector of Bourton (the Rev. R. F ...

Published: Monday 31 May 1943
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 567 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

WHEN H.G. HAD ONE RIFLE FOR EVERY TEN MEN

... 200 through its ranks in the last three years. A few had died, a few had grown too old, others had been transferred to other units, and over 3,000 had gone into the fighting services. This is the first time I have ever seen a Home Guard battalion on a ...

Published: Saturday 22 May 1943
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1532 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

WHEN H.G. HAD ONE RIFLE FOR EVERY TEN MEN

... Heavy A.A. (R.A.), who wear an artillery flash, two platoons from Cheltenham College, and one from Dean Close School; a Civil Defence company, and a detachment from the Post Office. Dean Close were also represented on the Empire Youth parade, hence ...

Published: Monday 17 May 1943
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1771 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

BAR TO D.S.O. FOR OLD CHELTONIAN

... Ronald Henry Senior, T.D., of the Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey), who receives a bar to his D.5.0.. Col. Senior, who in civil life is assistant manager of the Port Line, Ltd., a London shipping firm,. 39 years of age, and was at Cheltenham College from ...

Published: Thursday 20 May 1943
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 159 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

N. COTSWOLD BID TO RAISE £225,000

... Bourton's events comprise the opening ceremony at 6.30 p.m., followed with whist drive. On Sunday afternoon there will be a united parade service on the village green, and an orchestral concert at the New Inn grounds. On Monday evening cinema show will ...

Published: Friday 28 May 1943
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 278 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

Woman's Gossip

... a large and resplendent Rolls - Royce, which only goes out in charge of a trained nursing sister. There is also the mobile unit of the A.R.P. Busy Days Mr. S. T. Davis, the secretary, tells me that during the year there were 2,200 calls for the ambulance ...

Published: Saturday 15 May 1943
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 935 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

TO-DAY'S GOSSIP

... Cheltenham Gas Company. Rejoining the Army in 1940 with the rank of Lieutenant, he was at first attached to an officers training unit in the Gloucestershire Regiment. In June 1941 he was promoted Captain and became Military Assistance Officer in Bath. Six months ...

Published: Friday 07 May 1943
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1003 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

TO-DAY'S GOSSIP

... rather supplement, existing organisations. The Preliminaries VCR. BIRD is head of the firm of Thomas Bugbird and Son Ltd., civil engineers, of Lansdown-road Cheltenham, and in a chat we had with him to-day he modestly disclaimed any credit due to him 1 ...

Published: Tuesday 04 May 1943
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1224 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

WANTED ACTION, GOT PRISON

... arrived in England in 1941. He had also absented himself from his unit. Ross, who enlisted in Oct., 1941, and disembarked in England in 1942, had military offences against him, but had civil convictions. YOUNG ASS The Recorder (Mr. Raglan Somerset) told ...

Published: Tuesday 04 May 1943
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 290 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS

... e- Water with a parade service held in the Baptist Church. The service, which was attended by the local G.T.C. and A.T.C. units, Girl Guides, and Boy Scouts, together with a good congregation, was conducted by the Rev. J. R. Cooper (Pastor), assisted ...

Published: Saturday 22 May 1943
Newspaper: Cheltenham Chronicle
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 400 | Page: 2 | Tags: none