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World War 1 Ephemera & Relics

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This interesting photo frame made from WWI gunmetal records the campaigns fought around the Dardenelles.  On 3 November 1914, Churchill ordered the first British attack on the Dardanelles following the opening of hostilities between Ottoman and Russian empire


On Loan

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Another photo frame

of the same period.This commemorates the Battle of Jutland.





On Loan

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WWI Savings book

Unfortunate that the symbol of the swastika was that used for the stamps, but this was before  the rise of the Nazi regime.


On Loan

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Contents showing the actual savings stamps as available to help the war effort



On Loan

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WWI Embroidered Christmas Card



Museum artefact








Shell case from Q Ship Viola of Padstow


Museum Artefact

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Instructions for use of Signalling Lamp

Loan from Tim Parr

WWI Aircraft Receiver


Loan from Tim Parr

WWI Signalling Lamp

Know as Trench Lamp

 

Loan from Tim Parr

Front cover of WWI aircraft receiver

Loan from Tim Parr

Instruction leaflet for use with Trench Lamp

Loan from Tim Parr