Christmas Gifts for the Troops

1916

Christmas gifts for the Troops 1916 2016-10-25T14:25:05+00:00

Nearly £50 was raised in Thornbury for the purpose of sending each soldier and sailor from the town a Xmas parcel and over 200 were sent out.

Each parcel contained one tin of gingerbread biscuits 50 cigarettes, one khaki handkerchief, and one tablet of soap provided out of the money subscribed and in addition one pair of socks made and given by the ladies knitting party in connection with the Thornbury working party.

In the Royal Navy
Maurice Abrahams HMS Noble
A H Andrews Devonport
A N Clark HMS Tiger
A W Fill HMS Caesar
Lieutenant Norman Grace HMS Lawford
S R Hawker HMS Cornwall
C G Hawker HMS Aurora
T Lambert HMS Panther
Frank Lanfear HMS Transport Huntspill
Albert Mills HMS Benbow
A E Neal HMS Magnificent
V Pritchard HMS Dartmouth
Courtenay Pearson HMS Marlborough
Tom Stinchcombe HMS Faulkner
H Underdown HMS Valient
In the Army
Lce-Cpl P A Baylis In Mesopotamia
Pte A R Matthews In Mesopotamia
Pte H Skuse In Mesopotamia
Pte E C Howell In Mesopotamia
Pte R G Williams In Mesopotamia
Pte W J Rabley In Mesopotamia
Sergt C F Garrett In Egypt
Pte W Lambert In Egypt
Trooper H H Parsons In Egypt
Pte A E Phelps In Egypt
Pte R C Phelps In Egypt
Corpl F G Symes In Egypt
Lce-Cpl A R Trayhurn In Egypt
Lce-Cpl A Dixon In Egypt
Signaller J Barnes In India
Pte Hubert Brock In India
Pte E Collins In India
Sec-Lt C W Higgins In India
Pte J Panting In India
Pte W Brooks In Africa
Lce-Cpl T Barton In Africa
Pte T Exell At Salonika
Pte H Gill At Salonika
Driver H Prewett At Salonika
Pte Charles Ball At Salonika
Pte H Walker At Salonika
Corpl W Thorne At Salonika
Pte A Purnell At Salonika
Pte Edward Allen In France
Pte E A Boyt In France
Gunner A E Burrows In France
Trooper W Billett In France
Pte Cyril Ball In France
Pte Bert Ball In France
Pte Henry Brock In France
Gunner Thomas Brock In France
Sergt R Buchell In France
Pte E Burchell In France
1st A.M. Herbert Baylis In France
Sapper Herbert Baylis In France
Pte Frank Brown In France
Lce-Cpl H Clutterbuck In France
Gunner G H Clerk In France
Driver D J Cullimore In France
Sapper W C Champion In France
Sapper P J Cooper In France
Gunner G Davis In France
Driver B H Dayman In France
Pte F Driscoll In France
Sapper G Ford In France
Driver John Ford In France
Driver G Ford In France
Pte S C Grant In France
Pte H E Gallop In France
Sergt R C Gayner In France
Sapper A Gill In France
Corpl A E Gallop In France
Pte F Hill In France
Pte C Hopkins In France
Pte F W Hawkes In France
Driver N S Higgins In France
Driver Godfrey Hall In France
Pte E Huckle In France
Pte T A Iles In France
Sub-Conductor E Knapp In France
Trooper G H Jefferies In France
Trooper A W Jefferies In France
Pte G H Jefferies In France
Sapper N Lanfear In France
Corpl E T Lanfear In France
Gunner H Liddiatt In France
Lce-Cpl W Longden In France
Pte W G Lansdown In France
Sapper H E Liddiatt In France
Gunner E Messenger In France
Driver D H Mahagan In France
Trooper  A Mundy In France
Sergt C Ongley In France
Signaller G Prichard In France
Pte J Phelps In France
Driver C E Parsons In France
Pte W Poole In France
Farrier W J Poole In France
Pte C W Poole In France
Pte H H Pearce In France
Sergt C Prewett In France
Pte A Riddiford In France
Pte F W Rugman In France
Driver V C Rugman In France
Sapper A Reeves In France
Sergt E G Roach In France
Pte H E Savery In France
Pte J Sansum In France
Pte H Stockden In France
Pte G A Smith In France
Pte W C Shepherd In France
Pte T Summers In France
Pte G Skuse In France
Staff Sergt C B Symes In France
Corpl P Symes In France
Pte A H Symes In France
Pte A Sealy In France
Pte A E Salmon In France
Pte W Trayhurn In France
Pte A E Trayhurn In France
Lce-Cpl T Taylor In France
Driver A Thompson In France
Driver T Underhill In France
Pte T Vizard In France
Sapper W J Vaughan In France
Pte R H Yarnold In France
Bombdr G Walkley In France
Gunner F Walkley In France
Pte A E Warren In France
Sergt J R Wilcox In France
Pte A Wilkes In France
Lt S Weatherhead In France
Gunner F Harris At Malta
On Home Service
Bombdr D E Beszant Swanage
Driver S Beszant Christchurch
Pte W E Ball Portsmouth
Pte A Ashcroft Blackpool
Pte H A Baylis Portsmouth
Corpl S C Brooks Amesbury
Pte R Baylis Hitchen
Pte F G Brooks Salisbury Plain
Pte E F Cripps Catterick
Pte H Clutterbuck Chisledon
Driver A C Collins Portsmouth
Lce-Cpl C M Cooper Eastbourne
Sapper  H E Cooper Chatham
Pte S C Clark Liverpool
Pte TW Dayman Place Barton
Pte R H Dagger Fort Tregantle
Pte M Dixon Netley
Gunner E G Exell Falmouth
Pte R G Fowler Leicester
Pte Harry Ford Maidstone
Pte C Ford Tidworth
Pte W M Ford Cheltenham
Pte W Gale Wendover
Bombdr W Gallop Portsmouth
Pte J Gibson Ipswich
Pte E Gill
Pte W Gregory Sharpness
Pte W Holpin Weymouth
Pte J E Harris IOM
Pte J Henson Norwich
Pte A W Honeybourne Catford
Pte Tom James Blandford
Pte H Jefferies Aldershot
Pte R E Knapp Chichester
Pte Geo Higgs Netley
Pte F Hurcombe Cromhall
Pte Harold Lanfear Salisbury
Pte W Longman Sittingbourne
Pte P Liddiatt Southampton
Pte A C Lewis Sittingbourne
Pte G Lambert Croyden
Pte E Murray Cheltenham
Pte J G Mills Newport
Pte J Neal Llandudno
Pte N Nation Ipswich
Sergt Major Oates Clipstone
Pte C Spencer-Palmer Liverpool
Gunner L Purnell Gosport
Sapper GF Poole Sandwich
Pte A E Penduck Netley
Pte W Pearce Maidstone
Pte R E Perkins London
Corpl W Prossser Tidworth
Qtr Master Sergt W S Pegg Ipswich
Lce-Cpl J Radford Walton on Naze
Pte T Riddiford Ashford
Sapper S Stockden Chester
Lce-Cpl W G Smith Bordon
1st A.M. E W Savery Doncaster
Pte Hector Symes Cheltenham
Pte T Strong Doncaster
Pte E H Thurston codford St Mary
Pte H C Trayhurn Lowestoft
Pte H Thorne Maidstone
Pte E G Watts Sittingbourne
Pte Harry Webster Strood
Pte J H Williams Sittingbourne
Bandsman J Wilcox Ireland
Pte Harry Weeks Salisbury Plain
Sister Exell Nurse on active service
Nurse E Exell Nurse on active service
Nurse Miss L M Exell Nurse on active service

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