On Sunday 10th November the 10th Essex were invited to attend a memorial rememberance day service at Hornchurch Country Park. As part of the days event, we also were they to help with an exhibition revealing the role Hornchurch played in both World War One and Two. This allowed visitors to learn more about the
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.”
At Hawthorn ridge. The 10th Essex on Hawthorn Ridge 2019 Photo by Mike South Photography
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
Great event today at the Warley chapel with the 10th remembered with our stained glass window and Roll of Honour plus colours going back to Quatre Bras. One of the highlights was when an ex-RAF NCO told us that our rest on your arms reverse was the digs! Could it mean that we did it
On Sunday 9th September 2018 some of the 10th Essex were invited by the National Army Museum to take part in a cricket match on the outfield of The Oval during the lunch interval at the English vs India 5th Test Match. It was to mark the joint service of the British and Indian troops
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.