Monthly Archives: May 2018

WW1: Men and women who served and survived

Here’s my second call for help over this long weekend and again you are important in this quest if your family has lived in Ham for several generations, but also if you have lived in Ham for most of your … Continue reading

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The quest for photographs continues

Over this long weekend I will be sending out two calls for help from those of you whose families have lived in Ham for several generations. This is the first call. We’ve reached the last few laps in the project … Continue reading

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William Charles Brooker (1881–1916)

442 Private William Charles Brooker, 7 Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Killed in Action in France, 1 April 1916, Commemorated on the Loos Memorial.  William Charles Brooker was born in Ham on 14 March 1883, the eldest of the six children … Continue reading

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Thomas Henry Fisher (1898–1918)

13616 Private Thomas Henry Fisher, 8 Battalion East Surrey Regiment (A Company). Killed in Action, 1 September 1918; Commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, France. Thomas Henry Fisher was the second of the twelve children born to Thomas Abner Fisher and … Continue reading

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