War Journals: Budleigh son awarded medal

PUBLISHED: 17:55 01 June 2017

On this week in 1944. Ref Nost 27-5-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

On this week in 1944. Ref Nost 27-5-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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Budleigh Slaterton friends have been congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Davis as their son receives medal for gallantry at sea.

On this week in 1944: Take a look at the extracts from the Exmouth Journal printed May 27, 1944.

Budleigh son receives a Distinguished Service Medal. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-3. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESBudleigh son receives a Distinguished Service Medal. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-3. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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

Exmouth Journal, printed May 27, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-2. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESExmouth Journal, printed May 27, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-2. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Helping to smash the Nazis. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-10. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESHelping to smash the Nazis. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-10. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

No sign of flags flying. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-4. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESNo sign of flags flying. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-4. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Penny for the Red Cross. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-5. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESPenny for the Red Cross. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-5. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

British Legion raising questions in House of Commons. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-6. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESBritish Legion raising questions in House of Commons. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-6. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Leave the Railways free. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-7. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESLeave the Railways free. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-7. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Wiser to Wait. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-8. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESWiser to Wait. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-8. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

We all like biscuits. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-9. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESWe all like biscuits. Ref exe War Journals Nost 27-5-1944-9. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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