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"At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them"

This page is dedicated to all our relatives from any branch of the family amongst the many millions of soldiers, sailors and airmen who made the ultimate sacrifice and also to those who have served their country during WW1 and WW2 and have since passed on.
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World War I  (1914-1918)

SurnameOther namesBornDiedDetailspedigreePoppyHistory
Harding James 3 Oct 1885 27-Sep-1918 Killed in action in France (aged 33) Buried: Sauchy-Cauchy Cemetery pedigree Poppy History
Mason Charles 1891   Pte Mason attached to the Royal Sussex Regiment was awarded the Military Medal. pedigree   History
Mason Alfred 16 Jun 1899 20-Jun-1982 Duke of York's Own Loyal Suffolk Hussars Yeomanry pedigree    
Sandford Frederick 1891 25-Jun-1917 Son of Mr. W. Sandford, of Fern Lodge, Belchamp Walter, Sudbury, Suffolk.

Enlisted: Sudbury, Suffolk. Service No: 33835; Acting Bombardier, Royal Garrison Artillery, 90th Heavy Bty. Buried: La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery
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Vigus William George 1898 1991 Served on HMS Colossus stationed at Scapa Flow. pedigree    

World War II  (1939-1945)

SurnameOther namesBornDiedDetailspedigreePoppyHistory
Bird Winslow 14-Aug-1908 02-Jun-1981 Gunner 2nd RCA Carleton-York Division. Served in United Kingdom, Holland, Central Mediterrean area and North West area. pedigree   History
Harding Norman Mckie 10-Jul-1919 17-Mar-2001 Sapper #2091346 Royal Engineers (Reported missing Jul 17 1940 following Dunkirk evacuation later rejoined unit) pedigree   History
Harding William 1921 1944 Served with 273738, Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. attd. 81 West African Div., West African Reconnaissance Regiment, R.W.A.F.F.
Killed in Burma (now Myanmar). Buried: Rangoon Memorial Cemetery
pedigree Poppy History
Sheppard Don Lew (Captain) 10-Mar-1915 14-Mar-1998 Served with Lincoln & Welland Regiment pedigree    
Sheppard Sidney William 10-Aug-1913 27-Feb-1991 Served with Royal Canadian Ordance Corps pedigree    
Sheppard (Coburn) Helen Jean 14-May-1913 10-Apr-1975 Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps in Italy pedigree   History

For more information on War Graves visit the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

We welcome material in the form of diaries, accounts, experiences, stories (not fiction), poems, letters, postcards, photographs etc., relating to any family member who served in any capacity (military and civilian). Please contact the webmaster, Jim Sheppard