Item BCA - 2017.437 - Historic documents of the Royal British Legion, Bampton branch

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BCA - 2017.437


Historic documents of the Royal British Legion, Bampton branch


  • April 20th 1920 to (Creation)

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pdf of 62 items

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The date range of these documents begins with a legal document dated April 12th 1920 regarding the purchase of the land where the war memorial now sits. There are several letters to do with our war graves and the National Inventory of War Graves, an account of the dedication service of our War Memorial. Mrs Rosa Brabin is the daughter of Mr Sydney Morris the stonemason who carved the St George on the top of the War Memorial. There are many scans of the applications for ordinary or associate membership. An account of the invasion of Madagascar in May 1942. Letters to Tom King MP regarding war pensioners (disabled.) A leaflet detailing War pensions, allowances and welfare services, war widows and other dependents. The Bampton branch membership at January 23rd 1992. Far more detail to be found by scrolling through the pages.

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