“Each has given his all”

It was a sad month in Cookham Dean, with two young men (one still a teenager) reported killed.

Two memorial Services have been held during the past month, one on Whitsun Day Evening for Thomas Percy Grove, Leading Seaman Gunner on H.M.S. Hampshire, aged 24: the other on Sunday Evening, June 25th, for Private John Silver, 2nd Royal Berkshire Regiment, who died of wounds received in action, on June 17th, in France, aged 19. Each alike has given his all for his country and his friends. ‘God receive them, God accept them.’

Cookham Dean parish magazine, July 1916 (D/P43B/28A/11)

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