Category Archives: Ham War Memorial

Ham War Memorial and its links with Ormeley Lodge

At the turn of the previous century, Ormeley Lodge was the home of the 4th Baron Sudeley and his wife, Ada Maria Katherine Tollemache, the parents of Felix Hanbury Tracy. Indeed, Felix appears as a ‘visitor,’ with his mother at that address … Continue reading

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Richard Charles Greenwood (1897–1917)

14841 Private Richard Charles Greenwood 13/East Surrey Regiment. Died of Wounds received in Action, 25 April 1917. Buried in the Military Cemetery at Bray-sur-Somme, near Albert. Richard’s place the Greenwood familyIn 2015 I was asked to research the men commemorated … Continue reading

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David Archibald James Chapman (1893–1916)

2/Lieut. David Archibald James Chapman, 2 Battalion, The Scots Guards. Killed in Action in France, 15 September 1916, Commemorated on The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. David Archibald James Chapman was born on 18 September 1893 at … Continue reading

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James Douglas Cockburn (1895–1916)

3185 Private James Douglas Cockburn (1895–1916) “A” Company, 1/14 County of London Regiment, (also known as 1/The London Scottish ). Killed in Action, 8 September 1916, Interred at Flatiron Copse, Mametz. Was James Douglas Cockburn being true to his rather distant … Continue reading

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Cecil Herbert Julius (1896–1916)

Lieutenant Cecil Herbert [Woodifield] Julius, 3 Bn  East Lancashire Regiment (attached 6 Bn East Lancashire Regiment.) Missing in action, 9 April 1916, Mesopotamia (Iraq), Commemorated on theBasra Memorial. Three storeys high and five windows wide, Langham House has stood proudly on the south … Continue reading

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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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