Daventry Museum remembers those who fought and died in war

One of the displays
One of the displays

Daventry Museum will have a special display this Saturday to commemorate Remembrance Day.

The museum, in New Street, will be remembering those who lost their lives during the two World Wars and other conflicts.

The commemorative exhibition, “Memories of World War Two”, marks the 70 years since VE Day in May this year.

The museum’s thought provoking displays will be enhanced on Saturday through wartime songs played on the museum’s piano which, visitors will be able to reminisce and sing along to between 10.30am and noon.

In the main museum room Roger Money will be exhibiting his collection of military firearms along with other interesting wartime memorabilia he has collected over the years.

Alongside Roger, Gerry Thompson will be displaying his vast research material in to the lives of local military men who lost their lives during World War Two.

Both Roger and Gerry are very happy to talk about their collections with visitors.

The Museum is open from 10am to 4pm on Saturday November 7.

Remembrance Day is Sunday November 8, click for details of Daventry’s Memorial Service and Church Service.