Those who served and their descendants.

The following pages are the results  of researches of the individual families, some still within the village and others further afield, combined with the interest, research and enthusiam of "newcomers" Steve Bushby, Steve Tipler and Peter Trent.


Albert Green
Frederick Green's older brother who was killed less than a week later on the same battlefield on the Somme
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Frederick Green
The younger of the two Green brothers who died on the Somme within a week of each other

Joseph Chad Howman
The brief life of Ryburgh Scots Guards Veteran, Joseph Howman's youngest son.

Everard Barnard Hubart Hipkin
A Testerton soldier born in Mileham
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Harold Douglas Palmer Comer
Steve Bushby has collected a detailed family history
Open Harold Douglas Palmer Comer

Frederick William Baldwin
One of the 135 "other ranks" that died that day
Open Frederick William Baldwin

Percy Henry Neale
The history of a Church lad
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Stanley Curson
The memories of Stanley's centenarian niece and the fruits of further research
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Richard Reginald Platten
The sad tale of a man who never lived to see his daughter conceived during his last home leave
Open Richard Reginald Platten

Robert William Barker
The first man from Ryburgh to be killed who was married with children
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