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Sep 11


After some considerable time and a lot of effort we can announce that the Dunkeswell Heritage Centre, at Dunkeswell Airfield, will be open on Sunday 25th September at 11am – 4pm, all flags flying!   We are aiming to open the centre on Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sundays.  With perhaps a break Jan to Feb …

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Jun 09

We now have a very limited number of brand new copies of “Into The Valley” by Col Charles H Young these are available from the Upottery Heritage Centre (First come first served)


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Feb 29

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Sep 13

A Civilians wartime memory of Dunkeswell

Jim Board of Colyton  was a civilian wartime veteran of Dunkeswell. He first gave an account of an eye injury as a teenager – caused by some larking about boys which landed him in the South Street, Exeter Eye Infirmary during the Blitz of 1942. He described a terrible raid which resulted in one hundred …

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Sep 03

RAF Exeter WW2 RAF Anti aircraft Gunner Albert Strong sets up home in one of the accomodation huts after demob

Rockbeare Nursery

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Oct 20

Dunkeswell new collection of photos from the Album of Virginia Quaife, Red Cross Director 1944 -45

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