On one of these cold winter days I went through comments and letters that we received since Boys on the Plaque project started. While I was reading it and looking for inspiration for a new post, I came across a soldier and a war poet Gerald H. V. Burghope. With our volunteer researcher’s help we found… Read More Poems by Gerald H. V. Burghope
Date of Birth: 9th Oct 1872 Place of Birth: Harbledown, Kent Date of Death: 13th Sept 1916 Place of Death: Ginchy, France Rank: Second Lt Service Number: 9226 Regt: 2nd Battalion, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire From a wealthy family, Robert was the youngest of seven children. The family lived in Kent and Surrey from the 1860’s… Read More Robert Furley Callaway – respected man amongst those who served and fell.