We thank BBC reporter Victoria Cook for images of Dave Bretherton (project leader) reading the Ode of Remembrance at Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium. A proud moment for Dave, the project and for the town of Thame. Here is a short video taken at the time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9blF_3Vya8g&feature=youtu.be
It has taken a while, but we now have all the 40 or so completed battlefield tour delivery reports live on our website. Take a look at http://thameremembers.org/delivery-reports for details of the French and Belgium deliveries. NB they are in alphabetical order by solider.
We are thrilled to have received a copy of The Gulf Weekly community newspaper for Bahrain which includes a two page colour feature on the Thame Remembers project. Adrian Dite has volunteered to deliver a cross to the grave of Warrant Officer Joseph Arthur Castle in December as he visits his son and family in […]
As a result of BBC reporter Victoria Cook attending the battlefield tour, Victoria and her team have put together 4 video presentations to be aired on BBC South News at 6:30pm. We hope that many of you will have already seen 3 of her videos from last Friday (6th), Monday (9th) and Tuesday (10th). The […]
As the clock struck 11am on Sunday (8 November), the town (and all of the Commonwealth countries) fell silent for two minutes to remember all of those who lost their lives in the line of duty. At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The Two Minute Silence is observed on […]
We are thrilled to present the latest Thame Remembers newsletter. Read about the town major delivery in Berkhamsted, a fascinating discovery for Albert Thomlinson after we met his niece Hazel and an update on our progress. Download Newsletter issue 14 now.
Our 40 strong group will today conclude their amazing trip that has taken them on an action packed tour across many cemeteries in Belgium and France. BBC reporter Victoria Cross has been very active on Twitter @thameremembers. Take a look at videos and images from the previous 4 days.
The group have reached Arras Memorial, a World War I memorial in France located in the Faubourg d’Amiens British Cemetery. The Arras Memorial commemorates 34,795 servicemen.