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Dereham 5th Batt HQ 1915. - The headquarters of the 5th Territorial Battalion of the Royal Norfolks on corner of Church Street and Quebec Street (where Case and Dewing estate agents is now). It was taken on the morning of 9th Sept 1915, following the Zeppelin raid on Dereham the night before. Photo: Supplied by Bishop Bonner's Cottage in Dereham.
Dereham Railway Station in 1914, showing the platform lined with leaving troops and the the band of the 5th Territorial Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. Supplied by Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum in Dereham
Dereham during the First World War. This shows Dereham's old Vicarage which was used as a Red Cross Hospital during the war, it shows a group of Nurses and wounded soldiers on the lawn, the wooden huts on either side were extra wards added as the war went on. Photo c/o Dereham Antiquarian Society
Dereham during the First World War. WW1 military funeral procession in Church Street, Dereham. The coffin is draped with the Union Jack and the solders cap and sword are placed upon it. Photo c/o Dereham Antiquarian Society
Dereham during the First World War. Dereham's Picture Palace in Norwich Street gave much needed entertainment to the troops billeted in the town and the towns folk. Two WW1 soldiers stand chatting outside it next to motorcycle. Photo c/o Dereham Antiquarian Society
Dereham during the First World War. Portable tin lamp, part of the collection at Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum, Dereham. Photo c/o Dereham Antiquarian Society
World War One Troops gather on parade in Dereham Market Place in 1914. Photo: Supplied by Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum in Dereham.
Pride in Norfolk - Dereham. Bishop Bonner's Cottage Photo: Bill Smith Copy: Emma Knights For: Archant Archant © 2009 01603 772434
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