Budleigh Salterton’s Fairlynch Museum needs your World War One hospital memories

PUBLISHED: 06:55 28 January 2018

A photograph the Fairlynch Museum believes to be of the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) Hospital at Serai, West Hill, Budleigh Salterton. Picture: Contributed.

A photograph the Fairlynch Museum believes to be of the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) Hospital at Serai, West Hill, Budleigh Salterton. Picture: Contributed.

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Budleigh’s Fairlynch Museum is looking for your help.

Later this year, it’s creating a display to commemorate the end of World War One.

It’s looking for information, personal memories, documentation, letters and photographs that readers may have had from relatives and friends who worked in the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) Hospitals at Serai, West Hill, Budleigh Salterton, and Bicton House.

In addition it’s also looking for information and memories from people who were in the work parties that were set up to support the two hospitals, which functioned from 1914 to 1919.

The museum says it has lists of the staff of those hospitals, plus lists of people who were part of working parties to support the hospitals.

These can be found at www.fairlynchmuseum.uk under the research section. Alternatively you can leave a message on the website for the museum to contact you.

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