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This is the Hythe & Dibden Parish Council's blog.
Here you will find news, information about events and important local information.

25th April 2017 - Anzac Day

Today is Anzac Day. An important day for Australians and New Zealanders who commemorate those who landed at Gallipoli on 25th April 1915, their first military action in the WWI.
Why am I bringing it to your attention? A good many British were at Gallipoli (including my 16 year old grandfather, 'Barney' O'Carroll on HMS Edgar) and one 'son of Hythe'. Commander Edward Unwin VC was awarded a Victoria Cross for the part he played that day. There is a memorial to him on The Prom and his incredible story of bravery and determination is told HERE

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