2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1.

This page will detail commemorations, events and "in remembrance" notices associated with this anniversary.

We will be adding the "in remembrance" notices right throughout 2018.

 

  1918-2018
 
In Remembrance
Private Charles Thomas Smith 
1st Battalion., Leinster Regiment (Prince Of Wales's Royal Canadians) 
Born in Ashdon. Son of Catherine Smith of Steventon End and Joseph Smith
 Died of wounds received in Salonika on 28th May 1917 aged 23 
Forever at rest in Struma Military Cemetery, Greece.
 
In Remembrance
Private Charles Bartram 
2nd Battalion., Essex Regiment 
Lived in Ashdon and the first of three Bartram brothers to fall
 Killed in action on 24th May 1915 aged 20 
Forever at rest in New Irish Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.
   
In Remembrance
Corporal John James Bartram 
1st Battalion., Essex Regiment 
Lived in Ashdon and the third of three Bartram brothers to fall
Died of wounds received on 16th May 1917 aged 30
Forever at rest in Nieder Zwehren Cemetery, Kassle, Germany.
 
In Remembrance
Private Henry Robert Rowell 
Essex Yeomanry
Lived in Ashdon
Died, aged 21 on the 15th May 1915 of wounds received 
Henry has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial,Ypres, Belgium
 
In Remembrance
Private Walter Edward Smith 
2nd Battalion., East Surrey Regiment 
Born in Ashdon
Killed In Action on 8th May 1915 
Walter has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial,Ypres, Belgium
 
In Remembrance
Private Thomas Deradour 
24th Battalion.,Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) 
Lived in Ashdon as a child - Emigrated to Canada aged 16
Killed In Action on 5th May 1917 aged 19
Thomas has no known grave but is remembered on the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, Vimy, France
 
In Remembrance
Lance Corporal Fred Kent
1st Battalion.,West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince Of Wales's Own) 
Son of Richard and Ellen Kent of Church End Ashdon - First of three Kent brothers to die
Died of wounds received on 31st March 1915 aged 27
Forever at rest in ST.Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
 
In Remembrance
Private Benjamin Harris
11th Battalion.,Suffolk Regiment 
Born in Ashdon
Killed In Action on 22nd March 1918
Benjamin has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial, Arras, France
 
In Remembrance
Serjeant Erasmus Kent
1st Battalion.,West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince Of Wales's Own)
Son of Richard and Ellen Kent of Church End - Second of three Kent brothers to die.
Killed In Action on 11th February 1916 aged 25
Forever at rest in Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery, near Ypres, Belgium
 
In Remembrance
Private Thomas Frederick Marsh
2nd Garrison Battalion., Suffolk Regiment
Born in Ashdon (Son of Mrs Honor Woodley of Church End)
Died of pneumonia on 7th February 1919 aged 31 he never recovered from wounds received.
Forever at rest in Ashdon Cemetery
 

 

In Remembrance
Corporal Charles Cornell
3rd Battalion., East Yorkshire Regiment
Born in Ashdon (Son of Philip and Martha Cornell of Brights Farm)
Died in the UK on 27th January 1918 aged 32.
Forever at rest in Cliffe (St Helen) churchyard, Kent
 
In Remembrance
Trooper Benjamin Harold Taylor
2nd/1st Essex Yeomanry
Born in Ashdon (Son of Mary Taylor)
Passed away in Colchester Garrison Hospital on 8th January 1915 aged 24.
Forever at rest in Ashdon Cemetery