Nostalgia: Exmouth friends of Major Totterdell learn he is recuperating in India

PUBLISHED: 11:05 20 July 2017 | UPDATED: 16:35 20 July 2017

On this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-1. Picture: Journal Archives

On this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-1. Picture: Journal Archives

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

Exmouth Journal, printed July 8, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-7. Picture: Journal ArchivesExmouth Journal, printed July 8, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-7. Picture: Journal Archives

Friends of a popular visitor to Exmouth, Major Pat Totterdell of the Royal Corps of Signals, learnt that he is recovering in India after receiving a chest wound from fighting in Burma.

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

Major Totterdell recuperating in India. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-8. Picture: Journal ArchivesMajor Totterdell recuperating in India. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-8. Picture: Journal Archives

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

'Handsome handbag' raffled for £6 10s for Comforts Fund. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-14. Picture: Journal Archives'Handsome handbag' raffled for £6 10s for Comforts Fund. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-14. Picture: Journal Archives

Bowls results. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-13. Picture: Journal ArchivesBowls results. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-13. Picture: Journal Archives

Road to victory. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-4. Picture: Journal ArchivesRoad to victory. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-4. Picture: Journal Archives

Exmouth British Legion membership breaks record. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-2. Picture: Journal ArchivesExmouth British Legion membership breaks record. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-2. Picture: Journal Archives

Evcuation scheme notice. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-6. Picture: Journal ArchivesEvcuation scheme notice. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-6. Picture: Journal Archives

Showing at Regal. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-11. Picture: Journal ArchivesShowing at Regal. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-11. Picture: Journal Archives

£1 fine for leaving light on. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-5. Picture: Journal Archives£1 fine for leaving light on. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-5. Picture: Journal Archives

Exmouth Youth Week programme. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-9. Picture: Journal ArchivesExmouth Youth Week programme. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-9. Picture: Journal Archives

Home Guard Orders. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-3. Picture: Journal ArchivesHome Guard Orders. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-3. Picture: Journal Archives

Put Burdall's Gravy Salt in your meat ration. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-12. Picture: Journal ArchivesPut Burdall's Gravy Salt in your meat ration. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-12. Picture: Journal Archives

Bicton Park garden fete. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-10. Picture: Journal ArchivesBicton Park garden fete. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-7-1944-10. Picture: Journal Archives

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