The Clock Tower Journal

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

Index: Issue 36, November 2014

Front Cover: We Remember.
The memorial to some of the men of the Live Bait Squadron, Den Haag Municipal Cemetery, Holland.
A special issue to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of World War One.

Inside front Cover:
Unveiling at the Guildhall, Rochester.
Lest We Forget: FOMA Exhibition at MALSC.

From the Chairman, Tessa Towner, Chairman.
Commemorating World War One.

News and Events, Odette Buchanan
Changes at MALSC, Simon Lace, Museum Services Manager, Medway Council.
Obituary: Lewis Jones (1931 - 2014).

Readers' Letters
Masson Family of Medway, from Diana Wadham.

Books for Christmas, Steve Cross
A Tree Without Roots, by Paul Crooks.
Beyond the Basics, by Tana L. Pedersen

More Essential Christmas Reading, Amanda Thomas
Divorced, Beheaded, Sold, by Maria Nicolaou;
Chatham From Old Photographs, by Brian Joyce and Sophie Miller;
Shell Shocked Britain, by Suzie Grogan;
Hingham in the Great War, Hingham History Centre;
Stairway to Heaven: The Functions of Medieval Upper Spaces, by Dr Toby Huitson;
The Emergence Of Shepherd Neame From The Earliest Days of Brewing in Faversham, Kent: 1100-1732, by John Owen;
Lyminge a History, Parts One to Six, Lyminge Historical Society.

My First Memory, Angela Watson.

Archives Update, Alison Cable.
Medway School Admission registers published on Findmypast.

A Clock Tower Special Feature:
Commemorating the Outbreak of World War One: 1914 - 2014.

The Step Short Centenary Arch, Sue Haydock.
Chatham's Naval Losses in 1914-A talk by Alex Patterson to FOMA, Brian Joyce.
The Home Front, Catharina Clement.
A Belated Christmas Present!
HMS Bulwark, Bob Ratcliffe.
An Extraordinary World War One Story, Dr. Andrew Ashbee.
HMS Pathfinder, John Magee.
The Live Bait Squadron Commemorations: The Road to Chatham, Amanda Thomas.

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