Nostalgia: Medal awarded to Budleigh RAF officer

PUBLISHED: 17:00 08 June 2017 | UPDATED: 18:15 08 June 2017

On this week in 1944. Ref Nost 3-6-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

On this week in 1944. Ref Nost 3-6-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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From the Exmouth War Journals - making the news on this week in 1944.

Exmouth Journal, printed June 3, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-2. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESExmouth Journal, printed June 3, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-2. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Each week we bring you clippings taken from the wartime Exmouth Journals, highlighting the local topics of the day in 1944.

The old and the new. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-10. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESThe old and the new. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-10. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Gallantry Medal awarded to Budleigh RAF warrant-officer. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-3. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESGallantry Medal awarded to Budleigh RAF warrant-officer. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-3. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

We are all of one rank. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-4. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESWe are all of one rank. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-4. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Salute the Soldier. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-5. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESSalute the Soldier. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-5. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Billiard table for marksmen. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-6. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESBilliard table for marksmen. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-6. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Gravy salt. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-7. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESGravy salt. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-7. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Topsham bowls club wins at Madeira. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-8. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESTopsham bowls club wins at Madeira. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-8. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Bowls scores. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-9. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESBowls scores. Ref exe War Journals Nost 3-6-1944-9. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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