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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.

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