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Sergeant Ken Sturmey, Mentioned in Despatches

ID Number – 1440

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Subject – Mentioned in Dispatches

Date – 1945

Donor – AllenSandra

Street – Outside Rodbourne

Location – Tamnay, Central France

Additional Information – This is an article on page 183 from the Great Western Railway Magazine Vol. 57, No. 11 dated November 1945. The action referred to might have been when his section commanded by Captain Ian Wellsted attacked railway bridges and lines at Tamnay in France during “Operation Houndsworth”. Ken was involved with his mate Arthur (Art) Dray in blowing up a turntable adjacent to Tamnay station. He had explosives left over from the turntable and planted them in a row of goods wagons in the yard. The turntable and wagons were totally destroyed.

For an account of this action by Arthur Dray’s brother John click on TAMNAY

For information on Operation Houndsworth click OPERATION HOUNDSWORTH

Miscellaneous Advertisements in St Augustine’s Church Magazine

ID Number – 253.15

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Subject – Miscellaneous Advertisements

Date – 1950

Donor – WalkleyJoyce

Street – Rodbourne Road & Jennings Street

Additional Info – Advertisements for various premises in Rodbourne Road and Jennings Street

Miscellaneous Advertisements

ID Number – 253.14

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Subject – Miscellaneous Advertisements

Date – 1950

Donor – WalkleyJoyce

Street – Not Listed-See Additional Info

Additional Info – Advertisements for various premises in various streets

St Augustine’s Church “Review” magazine inside page

ID Number – 253.9

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Subject – St Augustine’s Church Review Magazine inside page

Date – 1950

Donor – WalkleyJoyce

Street – Summers Street

Church/Chapel – St Augustines Church

Additional Info – Church Magazine

St Augustine’s “Review” magazine’s page of Advertisements

ID Number – 253.11

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Subject – Page of Advertisements

Date – 1950

Donor – WalkleyJoyce

Street – various

Location – various

Shop – various

Additional Info – Advertisements for various premises in various streets

Brown’s Dairy Advertisement in St Augustne’s Church magazine

ID Number – 253.10

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Subject – St Augustine’s Church Magazine Advertisement page

Date – 1950

Donor – WalkleyJoyce

Street – Rose Street

Location – Rose Street

Advertisements in St Augustine’s Church Magazine

ID Number – 253.12

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Subject – St Augustine’s Church Magazine Advertisemnets page

Date – 1950

Donor – WalkleyJoyce

Street – Various

Location – Various

Church/Chapel – St Augustines Church

Additional Info – Advertisements for various premises in Rodbourne Road, Hawkins Street and Morrison Street

St Augustine’s Review Magazine, Front Cover

ID Number – 499

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Subject – St Augustine’s Review Magazine

Date – 1952

Donor – MallerMrG

Street – Summers Street

Church/Chapel – St Augustines Church

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