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Appeal for memories of North Devon forces veterans

PUBLISHED: 18:00 12 November 2017

Just a fraction of the memories collected by North Devon Veterans Association, during an exhibition held at Barnstaple Museum in 2015. Picture: Tony Gussin

Just a fraction of the memories collected by North Devon Veterans Association, during an exhibition held at Barnstaple Museum in 2015. Picture: Tony Gussin


North Devon Veterans Archives want to hear from anyone who served around the world

The appeal has gone out for any forces veterans or their families to share memories and memorabilia before it is too late.

North Devon Veterans Archives wants to record memories or pictures from those who served to preserve them for future generations.

In return they will supply free digital copies of images for print.

Everything is passed on to local and national archives for the benefits of historians, students or anyone with an interest.

The group, which organises the annual Armed Forces Day event and exhibition for local people and schoolchildren each year, is made up of volunteers.

It is particularly keen to boost the collection of 1950s, 60s and 70s images of Hong Kong, Singapore, BAOR, Cyrus, the Canal zone, pre and post war Palestine, Kenya and Ulster, plus 1940s India, Malaya, Greece, Berlin and National Service.

If you can help or for more information, call Colin Vincent on 01805 625280 or email or achivist

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