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The society exists to promote an interest, not only in the local history of Thatcham and district, but also in historical matters in general.

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“Dads Army” and Others Came to West Berkshire

A guest post from Ray Hopgood. On the evening May 14th 1940, a little over 80 years ago immediately after the nine-o clock radio news, Anthony Eden, the Secretary of State for War, made a broadcast directed at the countless ordinary citizens, especially those not eligible to enrol in armed forces, who wished an opportunity…

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