Essex Association
All Saints
Sunday, 11 November 2018 in 49m (31–2–12 in D)
1260 Doubles (2m)
1 Andy Henderson
2 Carol Brown
3 Steve Waters
4 Jon Waters
5 Andrew Brewster (C)
6 Christina Brewster
Rung for the Centenary of the Armistice. In memory of the 54 villagers named on the War Memorial and the 11 who are not named. Especially remembering Private John Poole, 4th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), Killed in Action on 4th May 1917, aged 33. Commemorated at Savona Memorial, Italy - the only known Writtle bell ringer killed in the conflict; for Lance Corporal Edward Vincent Johnson, 1st/5th Battalion London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) who died of wounds on 12 July 1916 at the Battle of the Somme, aged 24 years, Great Uncle of 2; for Private Arthur Brewster of Writtle, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards, Killed in Action at Klein Zillebeke on 2nd November 1914, age 28. Commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium and William Thomas Brewster of Writtle, Driver, Army Service Corps, GHQ, Killed in Action 12th June 1915, aged 24. Buried at Longueness (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France, both Great Uncles of the Conductor. Also for the 1400 bell ringers who fell in the Great War. "Their dreams became your tomorrows. All they ask is that you should never forget what they gave." Lest We Forget. 200th Quarter Peal on the bells.

This performance is linked to the event Ringing for the Centenary of the WWI Armistice.

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