Thame Remembers

Latest Updates

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    Battlefield Tour leaves Friday

    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 […]

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    New names for the War Memorial

    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.

  3. Thiepval

    Issue 27 now out!

    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.

  4. Shetland

    Issue 26 now out!

    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. […]

  5. cairo

    Issue 25 now out!

    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.

  6. AG Thomlinson

    Issue 24 now out!

    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.

  7. Project update Dec16

    End of year update

    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.

  8. TRSunday

    Thame remembers the fallen on Sunday

    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.

  9. QM2 delivery

    Wreath delivery aboard the Queen Mary 2

    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.

  10. Thiepval

    Issue 22 now out!

    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.