We are thrilled to present the latest Thame Remembers newsletter which has now reached its 25th edition! This edition focuses on Wendy Townsend’s cross delivery in Cairo, Eygpt for George Crick (as well as the research involved). Enjoy the read and please share with others.
We are thrilled to present the latest Thame Remembers newsletter. This edition features a spotlight on how the French celebrate Remembrance Day and a focus on Private Albert George Thomlinson after we helped the Commonwealth War Graves Commission with additional research on his imprisonment in a war camp in 1940.
As we approach the end of 2016, the town and project team can reflect and be proud of a very productive year. There have been many highlights and new connections made along the way and we are excited about 2017.
The Thame Remembers wreath was laid yesterday at the memorial to remember the 213 soldiers we are commemorating. The whole town seemed to be out to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in a moving ceremony. The TR team had a stall and helped sell poppies for the British Royal Legion.
An ambitious four year project such as Thame Remembers will always include a few surprises but a particularly surreal moment was when Wendy Townsend, a Thame resident, contacted Dave Bretherton earlier this year with an extraordinary proposal.
We are thrilled to present the latest Thame Remembers newsletter. This edition features a spotlight on Serjeant Harry John Shrimpton and his 100 year anniversary delivery, details of our funding and spaces available for our Battlefield Tour in 2017 . Enjoy the read and please share with others. Click here to read the newsletter.
We are delighted to record that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) have received our End of Grant report and replied with the following: “our records are now closed and the project has been recorded as complete.” However, our project has another two years to run and goes on until 11 November 2018. We made this aware […]
We are thrilled to present the latest Thame Remembers newsletter. This edition features a spotlight on Gunner Herbert Richardson, details of our Somme evening at Thame Players Theatre and some clarity regarding some confusing terminology for army units. Enjoy the read and please share with others. Click here to read the newsletter.
We are planning an event to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Its at the Players Theatre and tickets are FREE. Hope to see you there!
Are you planning a trip to any of these countries?? Thame Remembers needs your help to place crosses in memory of Thame’s war dead at these locations. Egypt: Cairo , Suez & Alamein Italy: Naples Greece: Doiran memorial (Thessaloniki) Pakistan: Karachi Tunisia: Medjez-el-Bab & Tabarka Turkey: Gallipoli memorial