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Offline PrawnCocktail

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Re: Cpunting the War dead
« Reply #9 on: Monday 25 June 18 19:09 BST (UK) »
Not sure there is a shortcut. I've been trying to work out how many died from our small market town, and as far as I can see, it's 107. 8 of those I have still to identify, all I have is surname and initials.

We have four war memorials, one in the cemetery, one in the parish church, one in the secondary school, and one in the local band practice hall. Together those came to 70 men. There was a lot of overlap.

You can see lists of war memorials on the Imperial War Museum site

And there's the Roll of Honour site

You'd think someone would have counted up when they made the War Memorials, but apparently not!

Towcester - anything, any time
Cheshire - Lambert, Houghland, Birtwisle
Liverpool - Platt, Cunningham, Ditton
London - Notley, Elsom, Billett
Oxfordshire - Hitchcock, Smith, Leonard, Taunt
Durham - Hepburn, Eltringham
Berwickshire - Guthrie, Crawford
Somerset - Taylor (Bath)
Gloucestershire - Verrinder, Colborn
Dorset - Westlake

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