Home Guard memorial unveiled at Ilfracombe Museum

15:05 31 August 2014

K Balment, D Atkinson, Dave Williams, Greg Whitworth plus chairman of Ilfracombe Royal British Legion, Erdie Norman.

K Balment, D Atkinson, Dave Williams, Greg Whitworth plus chairman of Ilfracombe Royal British Legion, Erdie Norman.

Archant

Plaque commemorating the work of the home Guard during World War Two is unveiled.

A Royal British Legion plaque commemorating the service of the men of the Ilfracombe Home Guard during the Second World War was unveiled at the town museum yesterday (Saturday).

The RBL branch in Ilfracombe has just finished collecting more than £11,000 for the Legion’s work in the Ilfracombe area.

The plaque was funded by two benefactors, plus RBL funds.

Ilfracombe museum has a collection of military memorabilia and costumes, as well as a World War One exhibition about the service of local men in the Great War.

1 comment

  • A GREAT TRIBUTE TO BRITISH MEN WHO SERVED IN THE HOME GUARD DURING WW 2. MAY GOD BLESS THEM ALL. SEMPER FIDELIS (OLD MARINE GUY)

    Report this comment

    George Ross

    Monday, September 1, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Other Entertainment Stories

Wed, 17:30

Join top Scots folk band at Swimbridge Jubilee Hall on Friday, October 21

Read more
Wed, 10:07

The Joy of Mincing comes to the Queen’s Theatre on Tuesday, October 18

Read more
Tue, 10:00

Business donates to the Buy Our Buildings campaign

Read more
Mon, 16:14

Don’t miss a series of great shows starting form January 2017

Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Events from 22/09/16 to 28/09/16

Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The News is Read with Charlotte Green this Sunday (September 25)

Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

It’s the 10th anniversary of Appledore Book Festival this year, and organisers are celebrating with a whole host of celebrity names.

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Are you going along to the grand launch of Kokomo on Friday, September 30

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Singing star and DJ is coming to town on Friday, September 30

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Westward Ho! and Bideford Art Society has recorded a £28,000 total in sales at six-week exhibition.

Read more

Most Read Entertainment

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 9°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications