Monthly Archives: June 2015

8 June 1940

We are currently writing up the stories of the people who lost their lives in WW1, but we cannot let this anniversary pass by without bringing forward a little of the story of a Ham man who died on that … Continue reading

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Leonard George Buckle (1898–1916)

S/10131 Private Leonard George Buckle, 1st Battalion, The Seaforth Highlanders, formerly 95651 Royal Field Artillery. Died of Wounds, Bombay, 10 May 1916, Commemorated on the Kirkee (1914–1918) Memorial. The birth of Leonard George Buckle on 4 February 1898 was registered … Continue reading

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Albert Charles Adams (1894–1918)

50174 Private Albert Charles Adams, 1st/8th Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in Action, 5 April 1918, France, Commemorated on the Arras Memorial. Albert was one of the younger brothers of Frederick William Adams.  Their father, George McPhail Adams, died in December 1910, … Continue reading

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Frederick William Adams (1891–1915)

9940 (previously 6198) Corporal Frederick William Adams, 1st Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment. Killed in Action, 20 April 1915, Ypres Salient, Flanders Commemorated on The Menin Gate, Ypres. Frederick and Albert Adams were the sons of George McPhail Adams and … Continue reading

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