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.


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

Harold Douglas Palmer Comer

Steve Bushby has collected a detailed family history

Frederick William Baldwin

One of the 135 "other ranks" that died that day

Harry Victor Chilvers

A Ryburgh Railway Clerk

Percy Henry Neale

The history of a Church lad

Stanley Curson

The memories of Stanley's centenarian niece and the fruits of further research

Richard Reginald Platten

The sad tale of a man who never lived to see his daughter conceived during his last home leave

Robert William Barker

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

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