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THE GREAT SILENCE.

THE FIRST ARMISTICE DAY IN NORFOLK AND PEACE DAY 1919 Armistice 1919. The ‘end’ of the First World War left an aftermath of political, social and emotional turmoil. Although many men and women were still serving abroad, it was decided … Continue reading

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“You may think you can imagine my feelings but you can’t”: Letters from the Front

The Norfolk Record Office holds a fascinating collection of First World War papers by a man named Philip Hewetson. Philip was the son of William Hewetson, the rector of Wroxham with Salhouse. He joined the army in 1914 and wrote … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday

As Remembrance Sunday occurs this weekend, it’s a good time to reflect on the wartime records held at the Norfolk Record Office.  New donations are coming in all the time and adding to Norfolk’s heritage for later generations to learn … Continue reading

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