On the 8th of June 1919, Whit Sunday, the last men serving with the 10th

On the 8th of June 1919, Whit Sunday, the last men serving with the 10th (Service) Battalion the Essex Regiment paraded for the last time. The final dismiss. This disbandment was held in FOVANT on Salisbury Plain Wiltshire. The last diary entry was April 30th at CLARY. It read; “all available personnel employed on fatigues.” Read More

Battlefields to Butterflies exhibiton

The 10th Essex Living History have been brilliant at engaging visitors at the World War 1 event at The Royal Parks and Royal Chelsea Hospital. @theroyalparksguild Read More

The Goldhanger Bell Ringers Remember…

In WW1 1400 bell ringers died in the conflict. The associated change ringers of the UK, started a campaign for each ringing tower, to recruit new members, to “replace” these people.This is Michelle, also of Goldhanger, who became fascinated with bell ringing after bumping into several of the the local team, in the local pub. Read More