Private Pharoah Alexander, 31991 Bricklayer’s Labourer, Warrener, Husband, Father and Soldier “No Grounds for appeal. Reject Award”

                   Victory Medal                                                       British Medal One hundred years ago, on the 9th November 1918, two days before the Armistice was … Continue reading Private Pharoah Alexander, 31991 Bricklayer’s Labourer, Warrener, Husband, Father and Soldier “No Grounds for appeal. Reject Award”

1918 – 2018 Commemorating the Trimley St. Martin and St. Mary soldiers of the First World War

Knitted  Poppies for Remembrance "The news that the armistice was to come into effect was got forward to our far-flung patrols and batteries with great promptitude and a Great Silence fell upon the land after 11 o'clock...Our scattered troops were told to unfix bayonets and upload magazines and to stand to for further orders.  I … Continue reading 1918 – 2018 Commemorating the Trimley St. Martin and St. Mary soldiers of the First World War

Roger Clarke helps the Parish Council honour The Fallen of Trimley St. Martin Part 2

Papaver Somniferum Throughout 2018 various communities in the towns and villages of the U.K.  are working to remember those who died in what H.G. Wells called, “The War that will end War”.  Trimley St. Martin is no exception and as you walk or travel around the village you may see small tubs of poppies outside … Continue reading Roger Clarke helps the Parish Council honour The Fallen of Trimley St. Martin Part 2