A CHIDEOCK SOCIETY HISTORY EVENT – postponed until a later date due to the Coronbavirus.
FRIDAY 3RD APRIL AT 7-30PM IN THE VILLAGE HALL
SALISBURY DIOCESAN GUILD OF BELL RINGERS
THE GREAT WAR MEMORIAL – A TALK BY ROBERT WELLEN (Guild Master – Salisbury DG)
Two of our brave men commemorated on the Chideock War Memorial were also Bellringers at St.Giles Church and are featured in the Salisbury Diocesan Guild of Ringers Great War Memorial Booklet and also on the cover (as above). They are Lance Sergeant Eleazar John Squire and Private Stephen John Samways.
We will talk about the lives of both these men, where they lived in Chideock, family members and their occupations prior to the war.
Frances Colville will also give a talk on our own ‘ Chideock Egg Lady’ Chrissie Squire (sister of the above Eleazar Squire) and her efforts during WW1. Our first ‘Blue Plaque’ in Chideock was erected last year in honour of her work.
Everyone is welcome. Refreshments available. Ticket Price £2.00
Great War Memorial Booklet will be on sale
For Further information Lyn Crisp on 01297 489098 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org