Thank you, to all the Tower Bands and Ringers who during 2016 arranged for and then rang to Commemorate the Great War Centenary deaths of the 16 known SCACR who died while on service in His Majesty Forces in 1916.
1917 would see 15 known SCACR lose their lives, they were in date order:
DATE SURNAME FIRST NAMES TOWER
17/02/1917 MARCHANT Thomas Robert WESTHAM
26/03/1917 WALDER Albert Edward BURGESS HILL
12/04/1917 PARSONS Benifold Warren KEYMER
01/05/1917 MUDDLE Frank BURGESS HILL
12/05/1917 GORRINGE Joseph CHIDDINGLY
07/06/1917 BOURN Harry BALCOMBE
21/07/1917 STRINGER George William BURGESS HILL
27/07/1917 STEVENS Leonard Howard BARCOMBE
05/08/1917 CHINNERY Albert Edward CUCKFIELD
21/08/1917 FUNNELL Edward James LITTLE HORSTED
12/10/1917 BENNETT William RYE
22/10/1917 ANSON Wilfred Gordon LEWES
06/11/1917 MILES James William HORSHAM/WARNHAM
06/11/1917 COMPER (YATES) Alfred Charles HORSHAM/WARNHAM
17/12/1917 ALLISS John Sidney HENFIELD
Could I please ask those Tower Bands noted above to arrange for some Commemorate ringing to take place for the above ringers in 2017 on or close to the date of the Centenary of their death.
The basic service details on each of the above names can be found on the main "Roll of Honour" page.
Alan Seymour, Burgess Hill