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

Brompton Cemetery Memorial Service

On Wednesday 7th November 2018, we were invited to take part in a memorial and dedication service at Brompton Cemetery, West London. Working in partnership with the Royal Parks Guild, The Royal Hospital Chelsea and the Royal Parks after 3 years of planning the event took place. A specially-inscribed memorial stone was permanently placed in Read More

Battle of Britain 78th Anniversary

On September 15th, the Hornchurch Aerodrome Historical Trust organised an open day at the ATC Centre on Wood Lane, Elm Park. Not only was it to remember the Battle of Britain but also to show off the new RAF Hornchurch Heritage Centre in Sutton’s House. Several groups were there displaying memorabilia from both the first Read More