Underpants lead to arrest - Nostalgia

PUBLISHED: 17:55 06 July 2017

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

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

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Nostalgia - On this week in 1944: Underpants left in a Withycombe garden lead to burglary charge.

Clippings from the Exmouth Journals of 1944.

Exmouth Journal, printed July 1, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-2. Picture: Archant ArchivesExmouth Journal, printed July 1, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-2. Picture: Archant Archives

On this week in 1944, a pair of underpants found in the garden of a house at Withycombe, Exmouth, led to the arrest of two men for burglary.

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

In other news: Chancellor of the Exchequer, John Anderson, gives thanks to Exmouth savers for the town’s ‘Salute the Soldier Week’ success.

Adevert: For those of you in search of a quality coat - Cornish & Co. the Outfitters sell ‘Raincoats that will keep out the rain.

Thanks from Exchequer. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-13. Picture: Archant ArchivesThanks from Exchequer. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-13. Picture: Archant Archives

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

Daisy Day raises over £80. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-16. Picture: Archant ArchivesDaisy Day raises over £80. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-16. Picture: Archant Archives

Daisy Day supporters mentioned. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-10. Picture: Archant ArchivesDaisy Day supporters mentioned. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-10. Picture: Archant Archives

Guilty for stealing pedal cycle. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-11. Picture: Archant ArchivesGuilty for stealing pedal cycle. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-11. Picture: Archant Archives

Do not relax! Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-12. Picture: Archant ArchivesDo not relax! Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-12. Picture: Archant Archives

No identity card fine. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-14. Picture: Archant ArchivesNo identity card fine. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-14. Picture: Archant Archives

Don't grumble about pork. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-15. Picture: Archant ArchivesDon't grumble about pork. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-15. Picture: Archant Archives

Failing to conform to the directions. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-3. Picture: Archant ArchivesFailing to conform to the directions. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-3. Picture: Archant Archives

Home Guard Orders. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-4. Picture: Archant ArchivesHome Guard Orders. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-4. Picture: Archant Archives

Under-pants lead to arrest. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-5. Picture: Archant ArchivesUnder-pants lead to arrest. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-5. Picture: Archant Archives

A pair of under-pants bearing the name A pair of under-pants bearing the name "Burridge". Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-6. Picture: Archant Archives

Fancy Dress Dance closes Manor Gardens. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-7. Picture: Archant ArchivesFancy Dress Dance closes Manor Gardens. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-7. Picture: Archant Archives

Lesson from the flying bomb. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-8. Picture: Archant ArchivesLesson from the flying bomb. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-8. Picture: Archant Archives

Raincoats keep out rain. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-9. Picture: Archant ArchivesRaincoats keep out rain. Ref exe War Journals Nost 1-7-1944-9. Picture: Archant Archives

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