Civilian Service of
Remembrance and Thanksgiving - 2007
THE DEDICATION OF THE
We are here to pay our
respects at the final resting place of Freddie and his father.
I would like to express my
thanks to Dorne Easton, and to Marilyn and Simon of the Dover
War Memorial project for their research in finding Freddie’s
grave. A place I never knew about.
Let us not forget all those
Dovorians that they have researched and found. They were just
names on war memorials. Now there are facts, photographs, and
details about them.
On the Dover War Memorial
is listed J J Cork, who was my uncle, and now in their project
there is more information about him.
Those of us who knew
Freddie will remember his chubby face and his delightful smile.
As his best school friend I
remember the scrapes we had. The war stories and adventures we
got up to. That’s another story, but to me, fond memories.
Over 60 years have passed
since he was killed but not a day goes by without thoughts of
Freddie. Not gloomy but fond memories of our time together. I
will never forget him.
Not goodbye, Freddie, just
a fond farewell.
John Cork, by Simon Chambers
Town Sergeant Bryan Walker, by Michael Munn