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Great Bromley War Memorial

Here we show the details on our war memorial. You can find out what we know about the men on the war casualties page.

The First World War tablet and wording is as follows:

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IN LOVING MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR, 1914-1919

_________________________
John Hylton Austin Herbert George Harvey
Arthur Albert Austin Charles (G. ?) Manning2
Willie Bantick Bert Mulley
John Biddis Laurie Arnold Nicholl
Albert Bloyce Frank Rogers
John Edward Bourne George H. Spraggins
Henry Collis Albert Sharpe
Harry French Lewis Tatham
Frederick French Walter Thornton
Arthur Gosling Walter Amos Chaplin2
_________________________

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.

Notes: The fullnames are given on the wooden plaque inside the church.

1 The stone memorial says "G." but the wooden plaque in the church says Charles.
2The wooden plaque in the church carries a further name, Walter Amos Chaplin.

 

The Second World War tablet and wording is as follows:

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1939 - 1945
Frank Albert George CHAPLIN
Frederick Thomas MINIKEN
Henry Walter POLSON
Kenneth Cyril POLSON
Arthur Frank SPARROW

We are trying to build a history of all these brave men. There have had quite a few enquiries and information sent in, which we will soon upload on the casualty pages. Please get in contact if you are interested or can help with any information.
Hugh Frostick - email: web@greatbromley.org.uk   Tel: 01206 617324

Pictures by Jenny Nicholls, November 2011

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