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Sunday 16th December 2018

9.30 am

Holy Communion

 

Sunday 23rd December 2018

6.30 pm

Candlelit Carol Service 

 

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Heritage Archives

The theme for the display in the Church this month is:

Postcards from Campsea Ashe

 

The latest new archives 

New World War I Commemorative book

Audio files added to WWI roll of honour

October Parish Magazine

WWI Obituaries

In memory of.....

 

 

Roll of Honour World War II

 

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In memory of the people of Campsea Ashe who gave their lives for their country. 

1939 - 1945

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Iris Mabel Driver

Civilian. Died 21/11/1940. Age 25. Of Ash Corner, Campsea Ashe. Daughter of Arthur Cook of the same address and of the late Mary Ann Elizabeth Cook. wife of P. Driver (H.M. Forces). Died at 2 Railway Terrace Cottage, Campsea Ashe as a direct result of a bomb that destroyed Campsea Ashe Railway Station

Arthur John Hammond

Driver T/181673, Royal Army Service Coprs. Died 28/03/1941. Age 29. Son of Arthur Robert and Mabel Blanche Hammond of Enfield. Buried at Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens

Russell Telford Lees

Gunner 942061, Royal Artillery. Died 29/12/1943. Age 25. Buried at Chittagong War Cemetery

John Arthur Lowther

MVO. Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve – HMS President. Died 25/08/1942. Age 32. Son of the Hon Christopher William Lowther and of Ina Marjorie Gwendolen Lowther O.B.E. (nee Pelly). husband of Priscilla Lowther (nee Lambert). grandson of the Right Hon James William Lowther, 1st Viscount Ullswater of Campsea Ashe. Buried at Campsea Ashe (St John the Baptist) Churchyard. HMS President is the HQ vessel of the RNVR. On 25th August 1942, Lieutenant Lowther was travelling with Prince George, Duke of Kent from Invergordon to Reykjavik in a Sunderland when in poor weather conditions the plane crashed into an outcrop of rock known as the Eagles Rock on the Caithness coast. Only one member of the flying crew survived

William Albert Newman

Royal Engineers. Died 3rd Quarter 1951. Age 56. Resident of Campsea Ashe. Buried at Campsea Ashe (St John the Baptist) Churchyard. A special plaque attached to the role of honour commemorates William Newman, who died in 1951 “as a result of war wounds”. William Newman served with the Royal Engineers in both the Great War and the Second World War

Clifford Ronald Plant

Corporal 14216536, 7th Battalion, Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 07/04/1945. Age 20. Son of Agnes Mary Plant of Woodbridge. Buried at Becklingen War Cemetery. Corporal Plant is also commemorated on the Blaxhall War Memorial

George Ellis Trumpeter

Private 5827067, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 12/10/1943. Age 25. Buried at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

(Notes in italics taken from http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Suffolk/CampseyAsh.html)