Thame Remembers

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  1. HMHS Glenart Castle dive

    It had always been an ambition of the Thame Remembers Project to leave a commemorative token at the actual wreck site of a vessel in which a man from Thame had lost his life. A few months ago we were contacted by Major Henrietta Poon, Royal Army Medical Corps, who had been part of the team that had earlier visited Scapa […]

  2. Issue 38 out now!

    We are thrilled to deliver the latest action packed Thame Remembers newsletter. This bumper edition celebrates the completion of our 212 delivery project where over 300 people have travelled more than 150,000 miles and visited; 4 continents, 23 different countries, 31 separate memorials and 102 individual cemeteries.

  3. Issue 37 out now!

    We are thrilled to deliver the latest action packed Thame Remembers newsletter. This bumper edition covers Catherine and Ian Jones’ travels to Tunisia, our coach trip to the National Memorial Arboretum, John Howell MP delivery in Israel and a dive to the hospital ship Glenart Castle.

  4. Tim Jones delivers cross in Hanover

    A huge thanks to Tim Jones (The Princess of Wales Royal Regiment) who delivered a cross to the grave of Flying Officer Ernest George Thomas Harris and gave a minutes silence. Harris is buried at the CWGC War Cemetery in Hanover, Germany. Here is the video of Tim’s delivery.  

  5. Issue 36 out now!

    We are thrilled to deliver the latest action packed Thame Remembers newsletter. This bumper edition focuses our trip to Gallipoli in June, our upcoming trip to the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, Janice Tapping’s story and details of our November revue at Thame Players theatre. Download issue 36 of our newsletter. Enjoy the read and […]

  6. ‘Ten Tommies from Thame’ coming to Thame Players!

    At the end of August 1914 the Thame Gazette carried a report of ten men from Thame who had taken themselves off to Cowley Barracks to sign on for active service. Inspired by research from the Thame Remembers project and entirely conceived, written and performed by members of the Thame community, this production will mark the centenary […]

  7. Issue 35 now out!

    We are thrilled to deliver the latest action packed Thame Remembers newsletter. This bumper edition focuses our recent delivery to Chatham, a new soldier find from research by the Rycotewood Association, Chris Hurdman’s long walk to Abingdon, Julie West’s trip to Mons, our Basra delivery and a general project update.

  8. Issue 34 now out!

    We are thrilled to deliver the latest action packed Thame Remembers newsletter. This edition focuses our recent deliveries in Aldershot and Christchurch in Oxford, a puzzle from the Thame Gazette in 1944, dates for your diaries for the rest of the year and a project update.

  9. Issue 33 now out!

    We are thrilled to deliver the latest action packed Thame Remembers newsletter. This edition focuses on our deliveries during the trip to Egypt, details of our planned visit to the National Memorial Arboretum and Mike Hutson’s trip to Belgium, and much more.

  10. Thame remembers reaches Egypt!

    We were thrilled to receive news yesterday of two successful deliveries at El Alamein War Cemetery, Alexandria in Egypt. Mike Dyer delivered a cross to the grave of Sergeant Douglas Rolfe and Dave Bretherton a wreath in memory of Lance Sergeant Alfred Thomas Heley, Gunner Gordon Eric Smith, Sergeant Maurice Horatio Howlett, Sergeant Henry William Little […]