More than 2,000 men from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland died in Battle of the Somme. The Mercury is producing a roll of honour where the names of the casualties will be added to this online article, as well as being printed in the paper, on the anniversary of their death. The men are listed by … Continue reading Leicestershire & the Somme (part 6)
Leicestershire Somme Deaths in October 1916
Source: Gnr Alan Herbert Hartshorn ( - 1944) - Find A Grave Photos 1921-1944
Source: Gunner Alfred Hartshorn ( - 1917) - Find A Grave Photos
Attended a great talk at Hinckley Methodist Church yesterday. “Lest we Forget” Greg Drozdz told us the story of the annual Poppy Appeal and how it started. He also spoke on some of the names on the War Memorials in the Church.