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Great War exhibition shows how Deal town was affected by conflict

By Eleanor Perkins

A two-day exhibition at Deal Town Hall focuses how the town was affected during the First World War.

It encompasses a snapshot of all aspects of service in the locality of Deal.

The showcase includes the Theatres of War and the Home Front, the First World War Belgian refugees in Deal and Walmer, as well an exhibition by the Expeditionary Trust on Anglo-French relations with the British Army in St Omer during the Great War.

John Elms of the RBL, Suzanne Green, Joanne Harper and Pat Smith (5199228)
John Elms of the RBL, Suzanne Green, Joanne Harper and Pat Smith (5199228)

Materials for these have been provided by Judith Gaunt, Suzanne Green and Pat Smith.

Members of The Royal British Legion Down’s branch will be in attendance with a display of postcards written by pupils from Sandown School, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School and the Downs CEP Primary School, as well as a hand written leather bound Roll Of Honour.

It will be free to view at the Town Hall in Deal High Street on Monday, November 12 from 12.30pm until 4.30pm and Tuesday, November 13 from 10am until 4pm.

For more information, call Joanne Harper on on 01304 361999 or email joanne.harper@deal.gov.uk. www.deal.gov.uk

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