World war 1

World war 1

THIS WEEK IN 1995: Old soldiers are still sharp shooters

A First World War veteran came face to face with a team which recreated the times in which he fought during a visit to Portsdown Hill.

Heritage
The Denmead and Hambledon Home Guard in August, 1944 - captured outside Jubilee House, Ashling. Can you name anyone?

Can you identify men who served in the Hambledon and Denmead Home Guard?

CHARITY trustees are on a mission to immortalise the memory of a group of noble wartime volunteers – and they need your help.

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Youngsters from France, Germany and Gosport feature in a previous rendition of Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

European schoolchildren set to unite for First World War spectacular in Gosport

SCHOOLCHILDREN from a trio of nations will join forces for the finale of a touring show.

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£323,000 boost to help Havant families stay active and improve wellbeing

MORE than £300,000 has been given to help families on low income get active and improve their mental wellbeing.

Health
The Wave installation at Royal Armouries Fort Nelson. Picture: Ian Hargreaves

Joy as Fort Nelson poppy sculpture draws in more than 50,000 visitors

MORE than 50,000 people have visited the iconic poppy sculpture at Fort Nelson.

Great War

Vicar on the hunt for stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the First World War

THE centenary celebrations for the end of the First World War will be an emotional time across the country.

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A new poppy installation called The Wave has been unveiled at Fort Nelson. Designer Tom Piper, left, and artist Paul Cummins.'Picture Ian Hargreaves  (180452-1)

‘It makes you think about the men who gave it all’

A POPPY exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War has been unveiled at an historic fort.

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WATCH: First look at Portsmouth’s evocative poppy exhibition marking WW1 centenary

A POPPY exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War has been unveiled in Portsmouth.

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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?

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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.

Heritage

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.

Defence

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.
Whats on

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.

Defence
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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