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war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Alkham

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ST ANTHONY OF PAMIERS

church, by Simon Chambers

 

To the Glory of God
in
loving and proud memory
of the Alkham Heroes
who fell in the Great War
1914-18

 

Their Name Liveth for Evermore

memorial, by Simon Chambers
 

Cecil Allen
George Bailey
Ralph Drake Brookman
Edward Collard
George Collard
Arthur Daniels
Albert Francis
Charles Grainger
Stephen Maple
Sidney Marsh
Joseph Mount *
Percy Parker
George Rye
John Rye
Ernest Tupper
 

1939-1945

Ronald Couchman
Lewis Fagg
Alan Gavin
William Hinds
Henry Keeler
Ernest Richards

* Joseph Mount was the brother of Stephen Mount. He had married just two weeks before dying, to Miss Bailey. He died in Manchester,.from the after effects of gassing during his war service, where he had been working on munitions. He is buried at Alkham.

For more information see The Alkham Heroes

Alkham unveiled, courtesy Dover Express

 

Alkham memorial, after unveiling, Saturday 4th October 1919. It was unveiled by Mr Harman, a schoolteacher in the village and prominent in village life

 

 

photos: Simon Chambers

These are a couple of headstones in the churchyard::

Couchman headstone, by Joyce Banks

 



In
ever loving memory of
Olive Blanche
Couchman
died Feb 20th 1981 Aged 89
beloved wife of Ernest James
Couchman
died Oct 24th 1919 Aged 32
Also of their son
Ronald James
Couchman
Grenadier Guards
killed in action in Italy
July 25th 1944 Aged 27
RIP

headstone photos: Joyce Banks

In loving memory of
Elizabeth,
the wife of Ambrose Collard
who died 17 June 1912
aged 63 years
"Peace, Perfect Peace"
also of
Edward, eldest son of the above
killed in action in France
13th May 1917 aged 37
interred at Bullecourt
also of
George, youngest son of the above
died of wounds received in action in France
16th May 1918 aged 25
interred in St Sever cemetery
also of Ambrose Collard
died September 16th 1935
aged 89 years

 


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