It was always in our plans to leave a legacy of the Thame Remembers project in the form of an album of events and activities lodged at Thame Museum and the Town Hall. However, it became clear early in the project that many of our supporters, and those who participated by the laying of crosses […]
We are thrilled to present the latest action packed Thame Remembers newsletter. This edition focuses on the Battlefield tour in May, our June trip to Portsmouth Naval Memorial and details of crosses which remain to be delivered, plus much more.
We were pleased to be joined in Portsmouth by Victoria Cook and her team to capture our wreath delivery at the naval memorial. The 3 minute coverage was then shown on BBC local news later in the evening.
A number of local Thame residents took the coach trip to Portsmouth to remember our 9 fallen sailors and to lay a wreath at the foot of the naval memorial. The ceremony included many dignitaries and more information will be provided in our next newsletter.
We will be visiting, in Belgium; Ypres (including the Menin Gate Last Post Ceremony on the Saturday evening), Poperinge, Hooge Crater and preserved battle field, Tyne Cot Memorial and cemetery, and Essex Farm Cemetery where John McRae wrote ”In Flander Fields”. And in France; Theipval Memorial to the missing of the Somme, Beaumont Hamel preserved […]
Thame Remembers have now completed the first round of submitting names and supporting evidence, for scrutiny by a Town Council Working Group, of men who it is believed were missed off the Thame War Memorial and who can hopefully be added at a future date.
We are thrilled to present the latest action packed Thame Remembers newsletter. This bumper edition includes details of our deliveries more locally in Leicestershire and our planned trip to Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Plus much more. Enjoy the read and please share with others. Click here to read the newsletter.
We are thrilled to present the latest action packed Thame Remembers newsletter. This bumper edition includes details of our wreath delivery in the Shetlands, our battlefield trip in May and submission to the Council for more names to be added to the Thame War Memorial. Plus much more. Enjoy the read and please share with others. […]
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.