The following information about Cavendish during WWII is presented as part of the Cavendish Historical Society's Young Historian's program with the 6th grade students at Cavendish Town Elementary School (CTES). If you have pictures of this time period or other information, please contact CHS by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 802-226-7807.
• Residents of Cavendish listened to the radio for news. Many farm families did not have electricity and used their car batteries to connect their radios.
• 168 men and one woman served in the 1941-45 period. Imogene Baxendale served as an Army nurse. Six men were killed in action and several were wounded. They served in every branch of the armed services and in nearly every area where American soldiers, sailors and flyers were sent.