Remembrance QR Trail

Thomas Green

Thomas Green

Thomas Green was a farm labourer living with his parents, Charles and Naomi Green and his younger brother Ernest. We think the Green family were living in one of the cottages that was originally on the left hand side of the chapel (now the village hall). There were...

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Leonard Rogers

Leonard Rogers

Leonard Rogers lived at Home Farm in High Street and was the son of Albert and Alice Rogers. Albert was a carpenter who later became a farmer. Leonard was an agricultural worker and was therefore exempt from compulsory military service. However he still signed up....

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Herbert Margham

Herbert Margham

Herbert Margham was a Shepherd at Chrishall Grange, living with his parents Herbert and Hannah. He served with the Hampshire Regiment and was posted Killed in Action on 20 September 1917 aged 26 years old. From the Church Magazine, January 1918: A memorial service was...

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Robert Brand

Robert Brand

Robert Brand was born in Chrishall in 1899, the son of William and Beatrice Brand from Builden End Farm. He was the older brother of William Walter Brand and the family were farmers and fruit growers. Robert was posted as Killed in Action on 23rd August 1918 aged 19...

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Harry Easter

Harry Easter

Harry was born at Cheveley in Newmarket but moved with his parents to Brick Row where they are listed on the 1911 census: parents Fred and Elizabeth, children George, Walter, Harry, Sidney and sister Mabel. Harry’s father was a gamekeeper and they moved into the...

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George Cranwell

George Cranwell

George was an agricultural labourer and lived at Ramblers Crawley End with his parents, older brother Ralph and younger sister Ivy. He served with the Essex Regiment and was killed in action on 23rd October 1916 aged 21 during the battles of the Somme. His body was...

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Eustace Hooper

Eustace Hooper

Eustace Hooper was a Land Agent’s Clerk working for Matthew Gray at Chrishall Grange estate when he enrolled for military service in November of 1915. He was called forward for service in April of 1916 and commissioned the following March. He was killed at the battle...

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Herbert Margham

Charles Healey

Charles Healey was a gamekeeper who had worked at Chrishall Grange. He was married to Laura and they had three children, Warren, Noreen and Mildred. He enlisted at Saffron Walden and was a Gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery. He was posted as Killed in Action on...

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