The day we remember those who gave their lives for our country in the 2 great wars.
My grandmother Fermor lost her brother
Private John Taylor, London Regiment in Arras France 7th May 1917 age 20.
My grandma Simmons lost her 3rd cousin Private Thomas Frank Pratt at the same battle field 3 May 1917 age 20.
My grandad Fermor lost his cousin.
Private Charles Fermor in Belgium on 04/10/1917 age 28. Buried at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
My great grandfather Mr. George Wicker lost 2 of his 1/2 brothers.
Private Frank Alfred Wicker in France on 19/12/1915 age 23. Died from war wounds and buried in Bethune Town Cemetery.
His name is on the Chatham Naval Memorial along with many others that were either lost or buried at sea
Also my father lost his half first cousin Leading telegraphist Ronald French 8/6/1941 age 25. He was on HMS Hereward which was sunk by enemy action near Rhodes and he died as a prisoner in Rhodes.