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Chippenham wartime tales up for film awards

Chippenham wartime tales up for film awards A film telling the stories of people from Chippenham in the First World War has made it through to the finals of the Houston International Film Festival. Finding the Forgotten made an hour-long film last year, called Lost Generation, which is to form part of a display inContinue Reading

Bid to change war records

A young Cheddar soldier who was one of millions who died in the First World War officially did not exist. Arthur Blakeman’s name is carved on war memorial in the centre of Weston-super-Mare but his service and death in the first battle of Ypres has no official record. His name does not appear on theContinue Reading

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