Monthly Archives: November 2015

Hacheston Parents’ Letter from The King

Following on from my blog post last week about the HATCHER brothers from Hacheston whose father Edgar received a letter from the King, the other family mentioned in that letter was the CARTER family, who also had six sons serving in … Continue reading

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Remarkable Hacheston Record – Ten Sons Serving the King

Whilst recently carrying out further research into the World War 1 men of Parham and Hacheston, I found a very interesting article in the Framlingham Weekly News newspaper, dated Saturday 12th September 1914, regarding ten sons of Mr and Mrs Edgar HATCHER of … Continue reading

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Brothers Gunner Sidney Claude CABLE 8269 died 28th September 1915 aged 23 and Private William Henry CABLE M2/055363 died 12th November 1915 aged 27

Whilst researching the World War 1 names on the Aldeburgh War Memorial for my book, I found that there were three CABLE brothers who were killed, including Sidney Claude and William Henry who died just two months apart in 1915 – 100 years … Continue reading

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WW1 Frontline Walk October 2016 – Why am I doing it all over again!

At this time of annual remembrance and reflection some of my friends from the ABF Soldiers Charity World War 1 Frontline Walk of 2014 have decided to sign up and walk again through France and Belguim in 2016 – the 100th … Continue reading

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Able Seaman Alfred Henry LAST J/18054 died 31st May 1916 aged 19

Whilst researching my own LAST family tree, I have discovered another relative who was killed during World War 1 – Alfred Henry LAST my 4th cousin 2x removed. Taking my research further I have looked up Alfred’s entry on the … Continue reading

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A long shot, but could you have a connection to any of these old photographs?

Recently when visiting family in Bristol I visited a car boot sale in the area, buying a shoebox full of old postcards and on closer inspection found several old photographs in the bottom of the box – sadly none of the photographs … Continue reading

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