Tenterden Archive - Year 1916

01/03/2020
Tenterden News
Image: A Sketch in the Trenches. A pencil sketch from the trenches of Lance-Corporal AE Bishop, 3rd Dragoon Guards, son of Mr FG Bishop, of Ashford Road, Tenterden
 
Newspaper Article February 1916. A SKETCH IN THE TRENCHES. A pencil sketch has reached us from the trenches of Lance-Corporal AE Bishop, 3rd Dragoon Guards, son of Mr FG Bishop, of Ashford Road, Tenterden. The sketch was made by a comrade of Bishop's and has been worked up by our artist.
Newspaper Article June 1916
TENTERDEN. A great throng of worshippers gathered at the parish church of St Mildred at half-past eight on Tuesday evening, at a special service arranged as a tribute to the memory of Lord Kitchener, when the sacred edifice was crowded. The Mayor's seat was occupied by his Worship (Councillor H Judge) who was supported by Alderman EH Hardcastle. The front seats of the north aisle were occupied by the wounded soldiers from the VAD Hospital, and near by were a large contingent of the hospital nurses....
Newspaper Article June 1916. Frederick Ledger of St Michaels, Tenterden, who went down with his ship HMS Indefatigable at the battle of Horn Reef, joined the training ship Powerful at Devonport on June 18th 1914....
Newspaper Article July 1916. News has been received by Mrs Rice of St Michaels, Tenterden, that her youngest son, Private G Rice, Essex Regiment, has been killed in action. He was only twenty years of age....
Newspaper Article March 1916. Private J Blackman, St Michaels, Tenterden (Missing). Private W Eales, St Michaels, Tenterden (Wounded).
Newspaper Article February 1916. Private Harry Bridge, son of Mr R Bridge, builder, of Tenterden .... wounded. Private Russell Clifton is a son of Recruiting Sergeant ER Clifton, of Tenterden.... wounded.
Newspaper Article October 1916. News has reached Tenterden that Gunner Herbert Hook, RGA, only son of Mr N Hook, The Quarter, Tenterden, was wounded in France.... 
Newspaper Article October 1916. Private HJ Taunt, who has been killed in action, was the son of Mr and Mrs Taunt, of Station Road, Tenterden, and was twenty years of age.
Newspaper Article July 1916. Last week we recorded the death in France of Trooper Albert Edward Bishop, 3rd Dragoon Guards, who succumbed to the effects of a kick from a horse....
 
 
 
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