WWI Centenary Beacon

You will remember the lighting of the Village Beacon last year.

Beacon on the Queens Diamond Jubilee 2012

Our Parish Council has registered, along with hundreds of other Parishes, Towns and Organisations, to hold a similar event in order to commemorate the end of the First World War.

The Beacon, which will of course be located on Sellet Bank, will be lit at 7pm on Sunday 11th November. It is also hoped that St Michaels Church will be part of the simultaneous ringing of bells, nationwide, to commemorate the occasion.

It says ere Tommy Atkins that we’ll be home fer Christmas.

Festivities, to take place in the Village hall that afternoon, are also being discussed.

Diamond Jubilee afternoon tea

Detailed information will be made available as the arrangements are finalised but let us all reserve the date so that we can commemorate the thirteen villagers who sacrificed their lives in the conflict.

They were:

 1  Frederick Eccles
2  James Edmund Hudson
3  George Cragg
4  John William Wilson
5  Peter Hodgson
6  Cecil Garnett
7  John Thomas Pelter
8  Rowland Fishwick
9  Frank Hodgson
10  John Haston
11  George Dennison
12  Charles Dawson-Greene
13  William Gibson Dodgson
20th June 1915
23rd August 1915
May 1916
25th Jan 1917
17th Feb 1917
23rd April 1917
25th April 1917
10th April 1917
9th July 1917
27th Nov 1917
19th March 1918
23rd April 1918
5th October 1918


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