Nostalgia: Exmouth Officer is prisoner of war

PUBLISHED: 10:34 27 July 2017 | UPDATED: 13:00 27 July 2017

On this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-1. Picture: Journal Archives.

On this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-1. Picture: Journal Archives.

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Making the news in the Exmouth Journal on this week in 1944.

Exmouth Journal, printed July 22, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-2. Picture: Journal Archives.Exmouth Journal, printed July 22, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-2. Picture: Journal Archives.

An Exmouth family has received a prisoner of war card from their son, Lieut J F Moxon, of the Devonshire Regiment who had been serving in Italy when he went missing on May 27th. He writes that he is well and unhurt.

In other news:

The Exmouth savings total for week ended July 15th amounted to £2,889,339. Budleigh Salterton savings was recorded as £3,693 for the same week.

Advertisement: Sports coats and flannels for holiday wear. Cornish & Co. The Outfitters, corner of North Street, Exeter.

Card received from Exmouth Prisoner of War officer. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-3. Picture: Journal Archives.Card received from Exmouth Prisoner of War officer. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-3. Picture: Journal Archives.

Every Thursday we bring you clippings taken from the Exmouth Journal, printed on this week in 1944.

More: To see more from the archives of the War Journals join our Facebook nostalgia group, Devon Memories.

Evacuation Scheme notice. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-13. Picture: Journal Archives.Evacuation Scheme notice. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-13. Picture: Journal Archives.

Marine charged with theft. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-12. Picture: Journal Archives.Marine charged with theft. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-12. Picture: Journal Archives.

Holiday wear at Cornish & Co. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-11. Picture: Journal Archives.Holiday wear at Cornish & Co. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-11. Picture: Journal Archives.

Exmouth's weekly savings. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-7. Picture: Journal Archives.Exmouth's weekly savings. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-7. Picture: Journal Archives.

Topsham vs Phear Park Bowls results. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-9. Picture: Journal Archives.Topsham vs Phear Park Bowls results. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-9. Picture: Journal Archives.

Coal prices as of 20th July, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-5. Picture: Journal Archives.Coal prices as of 20th July, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-5. Picture: Journal Archives.

Budleigh's weekly savings. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-8. Picture: Journal Archives.Budleigh's weekly savings. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-8. Picture: Journal Archives.

Showing at the Regal. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-10. Picture: Journal Archives.Showing at the Regal. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-10. Picture: Journal Archives.

Grand Fete at Bicton Park. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-4. Picture: Journal Archives.Grand Fete at Bicton Park. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-4. Picture: Journal Archives.

Collectors urgently needed for flag day. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-6. Picture: Journal Archives.Collectors urgently needed for flag day. Ref exe War Journals Nost 22-7-1944-6. Picture: Journal Archives.

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