Friday, 1 July 2016
Ingatestone: Somme Commemoration
Blackmore Area Local History: Ingatestone: Somme Commemoration: The events of the first day of the Battle of the Somme were remembered at 8am today with a simple service by the War Memorial to mark the centenary of its commencement. Gordon J W Francis, born 1891 at 21 High Street, died 1 July 1916. Muffled bells were rung in remembrance of the one-time bell ringer.
Posted by Andrew Smith at 09:50