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GERRANS PARISH HERITAGE CENTRE

Welcome to the 2020/2021 Exhibition: Gerrans Parish - WW2 Home Front

The Exhibition commemorates 75 years since the end of the war in 1945. Displays include: Those who Served, The Fallen, Home Guard, Coastal Fortifications, Village Life, Evacuees and Dig for Victory.

HMS Havant
HMS Havant returned to England from Dunkirk with a local soldier on board. On a later voyage she was heavily bokmbed and sunk.
Military camp at Place
Military camp at Place.
St Anthony Battery
Gun position at St Anthony Battery.
Ammunition locker
Ammunition locker at St Anthony battery.
Home Guard armband
Home Guard armband .
A Merchant Navy sailor
The gravestone of an unknown Metrchant Navy sailor in Gerrans churchyard.
 
Dig for Victory posters
Dig for Victory posters.
Identity card & Leaflet
Identity Card and Leaflet on Home Protection.