- 1946 - 1947 (Creation)
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Deposited by C Jones (per Gloucestershire and Surrey Record Offices), June 1992.
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Accession Number: A35
World Jamboree Log Book
Log book compiled by R G Watts of 27 Croydon Scout Group, relating to the Sixth Scout World Jamboree, August 1947.
Item date: 1946-1947
Depositor's Name: Jones, C
Accession date: 1/05/1999
Custodial history: Gloucestershire D/4925; Surrey TD2158
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Compiled by RG Watts, of attendance at the Sixth Boy Scout World International Jamboree, held at Moisson, Northern France, 9-18 Aug 1947. The log book comprises a handwritten diary, with photographs, printed ephemera and other memorabilia, press cuttings etc, stuck in. Robert G Watts was Scout Master of 27 Croydon Group. He attended the Jamboree as Assistant Scout Master of Troop 93 (comprising scouts from Croydon (except NW); Mitcham; and Morden and St Helier), part of the Surrey Contingent.
A number of the photographs and other items originally stuck in to the volume (including all the scout badges obtained as 'swaps) are now missing.
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