Military Chest

The great wars of the 20th century have always played a large part in the Civic Society’s research.

We have also made visits to World War I memorials and cemeteries in France and Belgium.

The sections below are our record of some of our areas of interest. Click on the headings to find out more.

Peace Memorial

Restoration of Clevedon's unique Boer War memorial

Oaklands Hospital

The story of the Red Cross Auxiliary Hospital in Clevedon

Clevedon Home Guard

Photographs of the Home Guard organisation in Clevedon

'Lights Out' Ceremony

Clevedon's ceremony to mark the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Visit to Ypres and Somme

Also to mark the 100th Anniversary of the start of WWI, we made a trip to the memorials of northern France.

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