Nostalgia: Exmouth paratrooper reported prisoner

PUBLISHED: 16:09 10 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:09 10 November 2017

Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-1. Picture: Journal Archives

Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-1. Picture: Journal Archives

Picture: Journal Archives

From the War Journals: Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944.

Exmouth Journal, printed November 4, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-2. Picture: Journal ArchivesExmouth Journal, printed November 4, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-2. Picture: Journal Archives

This week, news of Lieut J Lewis having been made a prisoner of war, was received by his wife Mrs Lewis of The Parade, Exmouth. No further news has yet been received of another missing Exmothian after the Arnhem operation.

Wanted: Lady requires quiet holiday, two weeks. Town, country or farmhouse.

Advert: Apple Supreme Flan 1s. Each at Mitchell’s Shops.

More: Each week we bring you clippings taken from the Journal, printed on this week in 1944. To see more from the War Journal archives, join our Facebook nostalgia group, Devon Memories.

Paratrooper reported taken prisoner. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-3. Picture: Journal ArchivesParatrooper reported taken prisoner. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-3. Picture: Journal Archives

You like biscuits and they like you! Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-9. Picture: Journal ArchivesYou like biscuits and they like you! Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-9. Picture: Journal Archives

HM the King congratulates diamond wedding couple. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-10. Picture: Journal ArchivesHM the King congratulates diamond wedding couple. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-10. Picture: Journal Archives

Remembrance reminder from the Legion. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-13. Picture: Journal ArchivesRemembrance reminder from the Legion. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-13. Picture: Journal Archives

Change of Lifeboat captain. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-14. Picture: Journal ArchivesChange of Lifeboat captain. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-14. Picture: Journal Archives

Please help the Red Cross for Christmas Gift Week. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-12. Picture: Journal ArchivesPlease help the Red Cross for Christmas Gift Week. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-12. Picture: Journal Archives

Exmouth and Budleigh savings. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-11. Picture: Journal ArchivesExmouth and Budleigh savings. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-11. Picture: Journal Archives

Please return knitted garments requested. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-8. Picture: Journal ArchivesPlease return knitted garments requested. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-8. Picture: Journal Archives

Budleigh ATC squadron to be photographed. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-6. Picture: Journal ArchivesBudleigh ATC squadron to be photographed. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-6. Picture: Journal Archives

Sellers urgently needed for Poppy Day appeal. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-7. Picture: Journal ArchivesSellers urgently needed for Poppy Day appeal. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-7. Picture: Journal Archives

Juvenile delinquency talk at Budleigh WI meeting. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-5. Picture: Journal ArchivesJuvenile delinquency talk at Budleigh WI meeting. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-5. Picture: Journal Archives

Raleigh was ready for the rainy day. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-20. Picture: Journal ArchivesRaleigh was ready for the rainy day. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-20. Picture: Journal Archives

Lady requires quiet holiday. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-4. Picture: Journal ArchivesLady requires quiet holiday. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-4. Picture: Journal Archives

Nazi leaders show clearly that defeat is accepted. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-19. Picture: Journal ArchivesNazi leaders show clearly that defeat is accepted. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-19. Picture: Journal Archives

Victoria Cross for old boy of Graveney House School. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-17. Picture: Journal ArchivesVictoria Cross for old boy of Graveney House School. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-17. Picture: Journal Archives

A dearth of scouting news from 3rd Exmouth troop. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-15. Picture: Journal ArchivesA dearth of scouting news from 3rd Exmouth troop. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-15. Picture: Journal Archives

Home Guard invited to attend Remembrance service. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-18. Picture: Journal ArchivesHome Guard invited to attend Remembrance service. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-18. Picture: Journal Archives

Apple flans for 1s each. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-16. Picture: Journal ArchivesApple flans for 1s each. Ref exe War Journals Nost 4-11-1944-16. Picture: Journal Archives

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