The Clock Tower Journal

The Clock Tower is the quarterly journal produced and published by the Friends of Medway Archives (FOMA).

Index: Issue 35, August 2014

Front Cover: The Day the Lamps Went Out
World War One in the Medway Towns. Troops queue at Rochester Station on 6 August 1914 following the declaration of war on Germany two days' earlier.

From the Chairman, Tessa Towner, Chairman.
World War One and the Launch of the WWI De Caville Index

News and Events, Odette Buchanan
Including News from The Kent Archaeological Society:
Preparing for Invasion at Allhallows and Grain, Paul Tritton

The Theatre Royal, Chatham – My Memories, Bettine Walters

Cemetery Epitaphs, Brian Butler

Magnum Opus, Steve Cross
Meopham Changing Places

World War One

Why Did the War Start?, Alex Thomas

In Ruhleben Camp, Brian Joyce

World War One and my Grandfather - I Wish I had Met Him, Doris Herlihy

Memories of Flanders, Alison Thomas

The Home Front, Catharina Clement

The Quick and the Dead, a talk by Richard van Emden, Amanda Thomas

Inside Back and Back Cover: World War One Commemorations Begin! FOMA Chairman, Tessa
Towner, and celebrity speaker, Richard Van Emden, pictured on the evening of 10 June 2014, at the start of a series of FOMA and MALSC events to commemorate the start of World War One.

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