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LETTER OF THE DAY: Can you help film company with WWI documentary?

Were you or someone you know born before or during the First World War?

German PoWs being marched down Grove Road, Gosport, after D-Day

Town’s World War history ‘is being lost’

A COUNCILLOR is hoping to preserve his town’s ‘prestigious’ history, amid fears that stories of heroism could be lost.

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First World War veteran Frank West, 93, takes the salute at Bishop's Waltham

THIS WEEK IN 1992: Veteran recalls shooting down a Zeppelin

A veteran from the First World War proudly took the salute at the Bishop’s Waltham Remembrance Day parade.


Care home to organise remembrance events

TWO remembrance events will be giving people the opportunity to share wartime stories.

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Remembrance Day parade taking place

A PARADE will kick off a Remembrance Day service in Gosport.

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Old �1 coins will still be accepted by the Poppy Appeal

Poppy Appeal is launched in Gosport

THE Poppy Appeal is being launched in Gosport this morning.

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One of the Portsmouth divers going through decontamination. Picture: Royal Navy

Portsmouth bomb squad recover mustard gas bombs

ROYAL Navy divers from Portsmouth have spent eight days helpingpolice in Lincolnshire with the recovery of First World War mustard gas bombs.


WATCH: Sculpture formed from Tower of London poppies to go on show at Fort Nelson

A sculpture formed from poppies used in the celebrated Tower of London tribute is to be erected on the ramparts of Fort Nelson.
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Hospital to hold service

GOSPORT War Memorial Hospital will be hosting a special Remembrance Day parade and service.

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First World War book set to help charities

A BOOK telling the story of a Royal Marine on the front lines during the First World War will be launched to raise money for charity.

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Passchendaele tragedy remembered 100 years on

THEY were the men who made the ultimate sacrifice, and for that, they will never be forgotten.

Passchendaele: Three months of unspeakable suffering

Passchendaele: Three months of unspeakable suffering

Of the many beautiful cemeteries looked after around the world by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the largest lies on the side of in Belgium.

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Passchendaele. Picture: Imperial War Museum

Pompey Pals will lay wreath at Guildhall Square for Passchendaele dead

A CHARITY will lay a wreath to honour soldiers who died during the Battle of Passchendaele.


WATCH: A tour of the World War 1 Remembrance Centre in Portsmouth

Here's our video report on the new home for Portsmouth's World War 1 Remembrance Centre.


War exhibition unveiled in Gosport

THE STORY of Gosport’s contribution to the First World War is now on display for all to see.


PICTURE GALLERY: The Overlord Show

THE SIGHTS and sounds of the military world came to Denmead at the weekend, when the Overlord Show featured re-enactments, displays and an array of vehicles.


Railway model depicting life in Rowlands Castle during the Second World War now on display

It’s been praised for its meticulously-crafted and lifelike detail – and now the award-winning model railway that captures one moment in the wartime history of Rowlands Castle is on display for all to enjoy.

Karen Stocker with her book called My Dear Daisy

Book made up of letters honours First World War serviceman

THEY tell the tale of one man who served in and survived the First World War, enduring life helping the wounded.


Lottery grants available for First World War community initiatives

AN MP has urged community groups to apply for money to unearth First World War stories.

Maxim battery, Royal Naval Barracks, Portsea c 1910 (Eyre & Spottiswoode)  John Sadden (JPS) <>

The handsomest young man... in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Grammar School archivist and city historian JOHN SADDEN recalls the idealistic poet who wanted to die.

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