Local History Group End Their Year-Long World War I Project with an Exhibition at the Dassett Country Show

Avon Dassett Local History Group rounded off their year-long project on a year in the life of the village during World War I, The Extraordinary and the Everyday, with an exhibition at the Dassett Country Show on 1 August.

The Exhibition provided information on 12 of the 31 Avon Dassett men who enlisted during the war as well as details of life on the Home Front. There were also displays of material from current villagers commemorating their relatives who fought in the war.

William Harding of Daventry won the Under 12s Quiz and Paul Hayden of Avon Dassett, the Adults Quiz.