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Latest Update 12

With November and Remembrance day just around the corner it seemed appropriate to focus our updates on our war memorials.

Over the last few decades several local people  have helped to increase our knowledge of the stories behind the names listed on the memorials. Unfortunately, despite the internet, there are some individuals that beyond their name, parents and date of death we know little more.

Sadly for one soldier from WW2, all we have is a name, we have no family details at all. Do you know anything about John Wilkinson?

You can read our Newsletter 21 (as published in October 2023’s, Telstar 369). Do you remember the days when local shops made deliveries to your house, but also collected the money at your door and allowed you tic?

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Gyford;s shop van