Blackmore Area Local History

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These pages are dedicated not only to those who gave their lives from Blackmore (Essex) and the surrounding area but also those who endured and survived.
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Blackmore War Memorial
7 January 2010


Blackmore (Essex) War Memorial

Left: Names of the fallen carved on the memorial. Followed by the four panels naming those who survived the First World War. Photographs of panels taken November 2009.

Middle: Same panels taken in October 2010 following completion of cleaning and re-carving of the War Memorial.


Ted Wheal


Jack Wheal

Nib Martin (Ernest Charles Martin)

Bertie Millbank
Buried cemetery in Paris

Where Bertie is laid to rest
Photos: Joe Ryan

Private Albert Edward Barker killed near Ypres and remembered on the wall at Tyne Cot Cemetery.  
Photos (left) taken November 2009

Inscribed "To the Missing of The Somme", the Thiepval memorial lists the names of 73000 men who were never identified and have no grave bearing their name.
Photographs taken 13 July 2010.

Panel 10D contains the names of those who fell from the Essex Regiment

Above: E C Martin and A J Nash
on Panel 10D

W E Rudling on Panel 2A

H C Game on Panel 6B

Sgt. Herbert Game, who was killed at the Somme. Left: Remembered at Thiepval. Right: On War Memorial at Chelsfield, Kent
Herbert Larke, Lancashire Fusiliers, is remembered on Panel 33 (of 99) in Pozieres Cemetery near Thiepval. 14000 men with no known grave are remembered there.
Last Updated: 6 November 2010