Having delivered 83 crosses and wreaths so far since the project started last year, we have now reached out to 13 countries. These include: UK France Belgium Luxembourg Netherlands Germany Italy Malta India Singapore Korea Tanzania New Zealand
The enthusiasm and volunteering spirit from the Thame community has been nothing short of breathtaking. This summer we have made huge inroads into the project thanks to your help.
We are delighted to present the latest Thame Remembers newsletter. Read about the sold out October Battlefield Tour, a burial of an unknown WWI officer and two deliveries in France… plus much more. Download newsletter issue 12 now.
The recent summer bank holiday provided Thame residents with more opportunities to deliver crosses to our fallen soldiers across Europe. Steve Perry and Verity Platek visited New Irish Farm Cemetery near Ypres, Belgium, to remember Rifleman Sidney Stevens Edwards. Sidney died on 20 September 1917.
Image of John Francis delivering a cross to Corporal Thomas Tims at Brouay Military Cemetery during his cycle ride with Thame Remembers Ian Jones.
Several members of the Thame National Reserve having volunteered for service at home or abroad left the town for Oxford on Friday morning. The following formed the contingent; Corporal H J Shrimpton, Lance Corporal H Cozier, Privates W Bowler, W Hampton, H Clarke, J Price, E Harbour, A Hastings, A Rush, W Higgins. [Extract from […]