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Rememberance In Life's Passing Is The Truest Form Of Love One Can Give For A Memory Should Never DieAnd a Love Should Live ForeverIn The Heart Of Another
Ronald William Gormer was born on February 13, 1922 in West Hartlepool. The Eldest of six surviving sons of James William and Kate Agnes(nee Saunders) Gormer. The Gormers can trace their roots in Suffolk to the 1500s, but he enjoyed telling the tale of how he and his brother Lenny came to be born in West Hartlepool. According to family legend, unable to find employment in Ipswich, his parents got on their bikes and cycled north to Newcastle. Within 3 years they were back in Ipswich where they stayed until their deaths, James in 1973 and Kate in 1971.
Ron spent many years working...
In memory of Carole Ann Ternent (nee Jones)Carole was born on 5th May 1965. Born Carole ann Jones to Margaret Jones and John Alfred Jones.Carole was the second eldest with Stephen the Eldest. Paul the third and Mandy the youngest. Caroles earliest memories revolved around Barnet walk in Crewe, when she was young, reminiscing times on the square with names from old, only those on her Facebook page will remember the good times as kids getting into trouble and parents on the gates. Carole spent a lot of time visiting her Nan and Granddad. Country music from a bygone era was played...
Herbert George Columbine VC (28 November 1893 – 22 March 1918) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Columbine was 24 years old, and a private in the 9th Squadron, Machine Gun Corps, British Army during the First World War when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC.
On 22 March 1918 at Hervilly Wood, France, Private Columbine took over command of a gun and kept firing it from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in an isolated position with...
Alan was born on the 14th june 1976 and sadly passed away on the 27th february 2014 aged just 37.Always the hard worker, alan built up his own business from car valeting to a pioneering small dents and minor car body repairs company, being years ahead of his competitors by trialing the latest equipment from around the world.Alan was immensely in to his music, going to many concerts, owning hundreds of CDs and only having the best music systems whether at home or in one of his vehicles, Pink Floyd being his favorite and even having the tattoos to prove it!
The Royal Naval Association has been running a project to mark the 60th anniversary of its Royal Charter in 2014. The RNA National Council wanted an all-inclusive memorial that commemorates those who have served, serve today and will serve tomorrow regardless of rank, trade or fighting arm. We sought designs for a memorial to be placed in the Naval Section of the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA) to be a place for shipmates and their families of the Naval Service to quietly remember their comrades and loved ones. The Naval Service consists of;Royal NavyRoyal MarinesRoyal Naval ReservesRoyal...
An audio sample of Penny and Richard Townsend practising for a performance for The Jane Austen Festival
Born on: 17th September 1881at Basford, Bulwell, Nottingham.Son of William & Mary HarveyBrothers and sisters: Emily, Rose, William, Halyn, Frederick, George, Hennery and Ellen.Moved to Ipswich 1884 aged 3.( Vernon st.Joined the army 1905 1st Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment 8273 Pte.S.HarveyServed 7 years in IndiaRegiment sent to France in 191425th September-16h October 1915 the Battle of LoosCompared with the small-scale British efforts of spring 1915, this attack of six Divisions was a mighty offensive indeed - so much so that it was referred to at the time as 'The Big Push...
Harry was a Fireman on the Titanic and was lost at sea on the night of 14th / 15th April 1912 at the age of 37.
He was born at "Cross House", Itchen, Southampton, Hampshire and was the third of five children born to parents George and Ellen WITT (nee SILLENCE).
He began work around the age of 15 as a Rivet Boy in a Southampton ship builders yard, but soon decided to take up a position as a fireman stoker on board some of the many passenger and cargo ships, which berthed at Southampton docks.
He does not appear on either the 1901 or 1911 census, so was presumably abroad on a vessel at...
John Henry Taylor was born John Henry Towle at 11 Marlborough Place, London, England, on 21st January, 1912. He was the youngest child of Arthur Edward Towle and Mabel Ethel Towle (nee Taylor). His father was Manager of the Midland Grand Hotel at St. Pancras Station, part of Europe's biggest hotel empire, the Midland Hotels Group, of which his grandfather, William Towle, was Controller. His parents became estranged while he was quite young and he grew up with his mother, Mabel Ethel Taylor. They experienced a somewhat peripatetic existence, moving around Kent and Sussex as the mood took his...