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TIME is running out to see a fascinating exhibition to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

It is on at The Spring in Havant and originated at an event at the town’s war memorial in August.

Everyone brought a camera to take a photograph of the war memorial.

All the pictures were taken at exactly the same time to create a collective record of the moment.

Kate Saunders, heritage manager at The Spring, said: ‘The pictures have been collated by local artist Lyn Unsworth, after being shared by those who took them. A vivid collage covers one wall, giving an immediate sense of what it was like to be there on the day. All age groups are represented among the crowd.

‘Projected on the facing wall is the Havant Roll of Honour, providing sobering reminders of the extreme youth of some of the casualties of war.’

The names of the fallen have also been compiled by local writer Ann Griffiths in a booklet. The exhibition ends on December 24.

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