Norwich Diocesan Association
St Andrew
Sunday, 24 May 2015 in 2h 47 (12)
5040 Minor
3m: 1, Norfolk S., 2,4,6 Plain Bob, 3,5,7 Cambridge S
1 Ros Burrough
2 Janet House
3 Richard PJ Carter
4 Peter Trent
5 Simon A Rudd (C)
6 Ben Trent
Rung half-muffled to commemorate the death 100 years ago today of Pte. Ernest William Thompson, 10.3.1894-24.5.1915, the second Ryburgh man to die in the First World War. Pte. Thompson enlisted in September 1914; and joined the 1st Norfolks on May 1st 1915. He met his death after less than 1 month, “sniped through the brain, between Hooge and Ypres Canal at Hollebeke”.

This performance is linked to the event Ryburgh Remembers.

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