Purleigh commemorates the First World War with war exhibition

Private Alfred Smee, who died age 21, is recorded on the war memorial, photo by Georffrey Gillon

Private Alfred Smee, who died age 21, is recorded on the war memorial, photo by Georffrey Gillon

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A First World War memorabilia exhibition will be held in Purleigh this weekend to commemorate the Great War.

It will be held at All Saints Church, Purleigh, and the surrounding gardens will be open to the public.

The memorabilia exhibited at the display will include guns, medals and helmets, as well as history books documenting the era.

Local villagers have shared research, memories and personal stories of the effects of the war.

The event takes place on Saturday from 1.30-5.30pm.

Admission to the gardens is £3 per person, going to Purleigh Church and The Friends.

For any more information, please call 01621 850739.

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