War Journals: Exmouth’s Postmaster retires

PUBLISHED: 11:11 18 May 2017 | UPDATED: 11:11 18 May 2017

On this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

On this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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Exmouth’s Head Postmaster retires after 45 years at the Post Office. On this week in 1944: Take a look at the extracts from the Exmouth Journal printed May 13, 1944.

Exmouth Journal, printed May 13, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-2. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESExmouth Journal, printed May 13, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-2. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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

Four weeks to go until 'Salute the Soldier' Week. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-3. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESFour weeks to go until 'Salute the Soldier' Week. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-3. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Watchaman fined £2. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-9. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESWatchaman fined £2. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-9. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Ward off fatigue by eating an occasional biscuit. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-4. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESWard off fatigue by eating an occasional biscuit. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-4. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Postmaster of Exmouth retires at end of June. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-5. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESPostmaster of Exmouth retires at end of June. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-5. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

You do the saving. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-6. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESYou do the saving. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-6. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

War orphans. Nost 13-5-1944-7. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESWar orphans. Nost 13-5-1944-7. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

What's for afters?. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-8. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESWhat's for afters?. Ref exe War Journals Nost 13-5-1944-8. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Want to see more clippings from the historic Exmouth Journals of 1944? Join our nostalgic Facebook group, Devon Memories, where you will also find other nostalgic pictures and stories from across the region.

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