Blackmore Area Local History
Blackmore Remembers The Great War
|This page remembers those who gave their lives in the First World War (1914 - 1918). At Blackmore, there are two commemorative sites: the War Memorial on The Green and a window in the Priory Church of St Laurence. Some local men are also remembered on the War Memorial Tablet inside All Saints Church, in the neighbouring parish of Doddinghurst..|
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|For more information on the impact of World War One in this part of Essex, follow the link to the BALH blog. First World War|
|An alphabetical index of
those who fell in the First World War who lived or were associated with
Edwin James Alexander
Albert Edward Barker
* Herbert James Brown
W Alfred George Ellis
* William Wilsher Fixter
* Herbert Game
Herbert Charles Game
* James Gosling
* Ernest Samuel Knight
* Herbert Larke
Ernest Charles Martin
Ernest Albert Maynard
* Bertie Millbank
Ian A. Miller
Arthur John Nash
* Walter Ovel
Gerald Wellesley Pigott
William Edward Rudling
William Henry Scudder
B David Sutton
B Ted (Edward) Sutton
* Charles Speller
* Joseph Thomas
B Charles Wash
George William White
* William Willis White
* These names are not commemorated on either the War Memorial or window in St Laurence Church, Blackmore.
B Names commemorated only on War Memorial.
W Name commemorated only on window in St Laurence Church.
The following names are also remembered on the War Memorial Tablet at Doddinghurst: Herbert Miller, Gerald Wellesley Pigott, Harry Riglin and James Roast.
Herbert Brown has a separate window in St Laurence Church dedicated to his memory.
The War Memorial also lists a further 81 men who served in the Great War and survived the conflict.
Photographs taken in October 2010 following completion of the work to clean and re-engrave the names on the War Memorial.
memory of those who gave
Memorial Window in St Laurence
depicts St Michael and St George and bears the
The Armistice on 11th
marked the end of hostilities with Germany
, and plans to
erect a war memorial
began only 3 months later. A
subscription raised £106:15s:1d, against a final cost of
help bridge the gap, it was decided to
hold a hold a draw to raise funds.
Jasper promised a pig, Mr Hull promised a pig and a pair of fowls and
Marriage a pair of ducks and seven pounds of roasting beef.
|Data produced by the Blackmore War Memorial Research Project Group: Bruno Giordan, Diana Abel, Andrew Smith.|
|Last Updated: 6 November 2010|