Hornchurch Aerodrome 3rd Sept 2016

Ingerbourne Valley Open Day We were invited to attended the Friends of Ingerbourne Valley annual open day on the 3rd September 2016. On display was our Neuiport Biplane to commemorate 100 years ago to the day when William Leefe Robinson shot down a German Airship. He still holds the record for the fastest Victoria Cross Read More

The Great Dorset Steam Fair 2016

The Autumn Bank Holiday weekend saw the 10th Essex join forces with the Queens Own Royal West Kents for the Great Dorset Steam Fair. For five days the two groups manned the replica trench system and played host to thousands of delighted, and often moved, visitors as the sun scorched the site. In addition to Read More

Batemans 6th to 7th August 2016

Once again the 10th Essex made our annual appearance at Batemans, home of Rudyard Kipling in Burwash, East Sussex. Both days were well attended by the public with our battlefield show depicting the Battle of The Somme. The Royal Flying Corps did their show a number of times throughout the day and although it made Read More

Unveiling of the Memorial at Monchy-Le-Preux

In May, members of The 10th Essex travelled to France to take part in the unveiling of a memorial dedicated to those men of Essex that fell in The Battle of Arras. The 10th Essex are pictured here with Soldiers of The Royal Anglian Regiment and Colonel Charles Thomas of The Essex Regiment Association:   Read More

10th Essex at the Surrey Somme 100 Football Commemoration

10th Essex members Tim Richardson, Robin Young and Richard Boatfield took part in a commemoration marking The First Day of The Battle of The Somme. One hundred years ago, on the 1st July 1916, The 8th Battalion East Surrey Regiment kicked footballs into No Man’s Land during their attack. One of those footballs was destroyed Read More