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Warhorse and the Delimann

Warhorse and the Delimann

Wednesday 11th January 2012

The release of the film Warhorse is particularly poignant for the Delimann. The stunning scenery is filmed right on our doorstep on Dartmoor, customers worked on the film as extras and the producer Steven Speilberg came into our deli during filming! But, as the photograph shows, there are strong family ties also. Our grandfather William, aged 18, left the shop and farm to fight in 1914 and "war horses" from the farm were also requisitioned. The attached photo shows him training before leaving for the front. He then went on to fight in Gallipoli, getting shot through the cap badge but miraculously surviving. William then fought in Egypt and Palestine before getting wounded. He eventually returned home to work on the farm. One of the lucky ones!

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