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Fundraising Campaign by Helston and Kerrier Volunteers, 1939

NumberHESFM:1995.6506
PlaceMarket Place, Helston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1939
KeywordsHelston Market Place Armed Forces British Army War and Conflict World War Two
PhotographerUnknown
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A fundraising campaign at the Guildhall in Helston to raise £152,832 to equip a battalion of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (DCLI) in 1939. The campaign was carried out by the Helston and Kerrier Volunteers around the time of the outbreak of World War Two.