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That's TV Solent Armistice day was marked by towns and cities up and down the country this week. But as we remember those who gave their lives for our country, so do those from rural communities, who would have also traveled overseas to stave off invasion. The Village of Westbourne near Emsworth, would play its part in both world wars, providing not only soldiers, but also training space for the new recruits. And so to mark the sacrifice men of the village would have made, an event was held in the village club, where many of them would have passed through on their way to war. ... See MoreSee Less