Tenterden Archive - Year 1918

27/02/2020
Tenterden News

 

Newspaper articles 1918 https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/archive/1918-1.pdf
For their King and Country:
Private Frederick Arthur Holdstock, Royal West Surrey Regiment, killed in action in France 23 March 1918, aged 26 years
Rifleman Ernest Frederick Ballard, London Irish Rifles, killed in action in France on 25 March 1918, aged 20 years
Private Charles Frank Velvick, West Yorkshire Regiment, killed in actino in France 11 April 1918, aged 18 years
Driver H Smith, RE, killed in action on 11 April, aged 22 years
Corporal George Carpenter, 4th Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action in Palestine on 19 September 1918, aged 29 years
Private Percy Edgar Marchant, killed in action in France on 23 August 1918
Private A Morris, South Lancs Regiment, killed in action in France on 30 April
Charles Cecil Tribe, Drake Battalion Royal Naval Division, killed in action in France on 27 May 1918
Lance Corporal Frederick John Jeffrey, Royal Munster Fusiliers, killed in action in France on 1 July 1918, aged 28 years
Leading Stoker John Henry Goodsall, died aged 24 years
Harry Clark, Canadian contingent, died in France, aged 28 years

Private G Dapson, Royal West Kent Regiment, reported as missing in France on 21 March 1918, now known to be a prisoner of war at Langerroolzo, Germany
Second Lieutenant R.O. Edwards, Lincolnshire Regiment, reported as prisoner of war
Lance Corporal T Amies, Royal West Kent Regiment, reported as lying wounded in Rouen General Hospital
George Hooker, missing since December 
 
Newspaper articles 1918 https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/archive/1918-2.pdf
For their King and Country:
Private Arthur Checksfield, Essex Regiment, killed by shell fire in France on 26 April 1918, aged 19 years
Lance Corporal Merton Stuart Timson, the Buffs, killed in action in France on 14 June 1918, aged 21 years

Lieutenant B R Apps, Royal Flying Corps, Training Squadron, reported as dangerously ill in the Government Hospital at Suez
Private Bertram Howard Holdstock, London Regiment, missing since 24 April 1918, aged 19 years
Private Edwin Jarvis Carter, reported as missing on 21 March 1918
Major R C Thomson, Royal Air Force, awarded the Croix de Guerre for distinguished services
 
Other news:
Death of Mr R Avery of East Court, Tenterden, aged 57 years, proprietor of The Cellars
The Volunteers - inspection by Colonel Ward
Board of Guardians meeting
Rural District Council news - tuberculosis, measles, analysis of water
Death of Mr Richard Capeling, St Michaels, who worked for 60 years in the wheelwrights shop 
 
Newspaper articles 1918 https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/archive/1918-3.pdf
Private James Hatch, landlord of the Eight Bells Inn, died of pneumonia in France, aged 35 years
Private Earnest Alfred Sharp, Middlesex Regiment, killed in action in France on 13 April 1918
A tragedy at Tenterden - Alderman H S Norton, suicide
 
Gun week; Thanksgiving service attended by the Mayor (Alderman A R Boorman) and members of the Corporation; Police Court 
 

Tenterden Archive Year 1918

Trough in the High Street, postcard with a postmark of 1918 

Tenterden Archive Year 1918

West Cross 1918

Tenterden Archive Year 1918

1914-1918 Gun on Recreation Ground (photo taken in 1934)

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