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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2014, 13:37:00 »
The Times -  Wednesday, August 26, 1914

The military authorities, acting under the Defence of the Realm Order, have directed the public houses at Sheerness to be closed from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily. The houses will be out of bounds for the military after 7 p.m., and will be reopened at 8 p.m. to meet the requirements of the civilian population.

The Times - Monday, August 31, 1914

An order issued by the Section Commander of Sheerness Garrison authorises the closing of all public houses at Sheerness after 10 p.m. on weekdays and 9 p.m. on Sundays.


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