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Promoted in Burma O 1 1 I EADQUARTERS of South * East Asia Command has announced the promotion of Major

... general staff officer. He was later seconded to the United States Army in North Africa, and served with them in Sicily and Italy, where he commanded an engineer unit. Col. Benn is now serving in Burma. In civil life he was on the staff 01 the borough *-ngineer ...

Published: Friday 18 May 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 252 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

OWDS IN VICTORIOUS REJOICING

... famous beacons, with, subsequently. dancing to broadcast music in the streets around the Guildhall until midnight. UNITED SERVICE At the united service thanksgiving, the Mayor was supported the Mayoress, the deputy Mayor and Mayoress (Coun. and Mrs. A. Barnett) ...

Published: Friday 17 August 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2087 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

Education Act. i'v were all aware

... Grantham shortlv. For the past four years he has been engaged in Civil Detence work. firSt as assistant Fire Guaid staff officer for West Kesteven rural district. and subsequentlv as Civil Defence staff officer for Grantham and West Kesteven. which appointment ...

Published: Friday 23 March 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 710 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

Ten Years Ago This Week

... and the late Aid. D. N. Rbyce commented ; There can be no (ruth in it; otherwise I should have known something about it ! ’* CIVIL LIBERTIES Notts, d.l/s will stainby MISSED HIS TRAIN Lieut. - Col. Percv Rober’. Remanded. Charged with Grantham Speaker Stresses ...

Published: Friday 31 August 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1032 | Page: 3, 4 | Tags: none

Round of King’s School Controversy

... was caught obtaining petrol by false pretences. The unit telephoned for the military police, and L Cpl. Gent and another N.C.O. aprived in a jeep just as the prisoner had made his escape from the unit escort. They both pursued, and the man turned and fired ...

Published: Friday 27 July 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2897 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

DEATHS

... DEATHS MATTHEWS. Fanny, passed away at the Civil Defence Hospital, Feb. 3th. 1945. God saw her footsteps falter. The hill »o hard to climb. So gently closed her eyes & said. •‘Come, peace be thine.” >r loving Sisters. Aggie and Florrle. Miss A. Matthews ...

Published: Friday 16 February 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2448 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

Honour for Welby Officer , N v Flight-lifut. Bernard son onlv son Mr. and Mis. J. a Watson. Manor Honse

... pijghT-lieut. Watson was veais g in Southern Rhodesia as flvine instructor, and or the last 18 months has been attached to icrry- unit m the Middle East, His has taken him to many theatres of nar. ATTENDED OVER 10,000 CASES Work of Ambulance Brigade in Lines ...

Published: Friday 04 May 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 363 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

[BY THE EDITOR OF THE “JOURNAL ]

... stationed there. I informed that in the of official holidays. Air Ministry have ordered units to close clown for a certain period, but that fl'e Group Captain commanding the unit has decided otherwise, and sanctioned only a lesser period, da vs instead of three ...

Published: Friday 07 December 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1631 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

Claim for Nearly £B,OOO Grantham Air Raid Shelters Litigation SEVEN DAY ACTION IN THE HIGH COURT CONCLUDED ..

... the Institute of Civil said that, had made cavpful examination of Photographs which were tore court, and his opinion y.as that the roofs of shelters snown them were securely fixed. considered, having regain to the evidence provided units which had damaged ...

Published: Friday 16 March 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1761 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

POLICE CAR FORCED OFF THE ROAD

... was ! supported Mr. H. T. VVilleri ton. Mr. J. W. Nichols, and | Mr. G. Bland. Mr. Willerton proposed The Home Guard . ana Civil Defence vices. to ; which Capi. Appleby responded of Uie Home Guaro. paying high tribute the men Corby whom he commanded rignt ...

Published: Friday 25 May 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 873 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

MURDER OF AN EARL S SONS RECALLED

... special war products in great quantities including considerable numbers of Tanks-and 17- pounder Gun Tractors Fabricated Units for the Muiborrv Harbour. Searchlight Projectors. parts lor Sound Locators, thousands Gun Snields and other parts ol the 17-pounder ...

Published: Friday 20 July 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 874 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

THE FORGOTTEN COUNTY ?

... cannot discern the precious metal from the dross ? When read the Honours List of public service, social service. services to Civil Defence, to W.V.S.. to agriculture especially to war agricultureto education, to Local Government. to industry, to war sayings ...

Published: Friday 12 January 1945
Newspaper: Grantham Journal
County: Lincolnshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1366 | Page: 6 | Tags: none