THE WORLD WAR 1 PROJECT

The archive group is worked hard to research the story of Blackheath during the Great War. Over 69 men, some only teenagers left Blackheath to serve their country. Many hourse were spent researching each individual and we made some fascinating discoveries and recorded some poignant stories. We would welcome any further information on the men listed below. Please do contact us  email-  contact@blackheathvillagearchive.com.

 

BLACKHEATH MEN WHO WENT TO WAR 1914-18

 

ALBERT ERNEST AYEARS           WILLIAM FREDERICK AYEARS       ERNEST JOHN BALCHIN     FREDERICK ARTHUR BALCHIN 

JAMES BALCHIN    PERCIVAL BALCHIN     KELLAND HARDING BARFOOT     VALENTINE HARDING BARFOOT

CHARLES ARTHUR BRAMBLEY     SYDNEY BROWN      WILLIAM CHARLES CALLINGHAM

JOHN CHARTERIS     WILLIAM  JOSEPH CLARKE   ARTHUR COOPER       ALBERT JOHN DAVIS

ROBERT WILLIAM DAVIS       ERNEST DAVIS    ALBERT JOHN DAVIS

CHARLES DEVONSHIRE      ALBERT DURRANT     GEORGE DURRANT     JESSE DURRANT

CHARLES DURANT    CHARLES DURANT JNR     ERNEST DURANT  JOHN EDWARDS

                       GILBERT WILLIAM EDWARDS       LEONARD GEORGE EDWARDS     FREDERICK GEORGE EDWARDS

GEORGE FOGGETT     PERCIVAL FREDERICK GOODWIN       ARTHUR JOHN HALL

JOHN HAYES     FRANK THOMAS HARDWICK    PERCY ARTHUR UNDERWOOD

ERNEST HARRIS     HENRY JAMES HAYWARD   SYDNEY HAYWARD      FRANK  FREDERICK HAYWARD

GEORGE WILLIAM HERSEY   EDGAR DAVID HERSEY       BASIL CHARLES MORTIMER HODGSON

CYRIL ARTHUR GODWIN HODGSON     HAROLD EDWARD AUSTEN HODGSON    CHARLES LAMBERT

                                ERNEST LIBBITER      DOCTOR  JOUSE   WILLIAM CHARLES MANT                                       

BENJAMINE MANT     FREDERICK MANT      LEVI MANT    JAMES CHARLES MANT         JAMES HENRY MERCER

                                          HENRY JAMES MERCER     JOHN MURDOCH MITCHELL  HARRY O'CONNER                                                  GEORGE RAGGETT   SYDNEY RAGGETT     CHARLES VINCENT RISBRIDGER  

                   SYDNEY RISBRIDGER      WILLIAM RISBRIDGER     ERNEST SAUNDERS

                                                             LEONARD SAUNDERS      ALGERNON SAUNDERS      FRANK W.SAUNDERS                                              PERCIVAL SCOGINS     GEORGE ISAAC    SIMMS   HENRY FRANK STEWARD

CECIL WALTER D'ALTERAC STEWARD  HENRY WALTER STEWARD    

AUGUSTUS HUBERT  WAREHAM   WILLIAM JOHN WHITE        ERNEST EDWARD WINK               

 

Over the past four years we have had the privilege to share our research and stories of WW1 not only with visitors to our exhibition in Blackheath in 2014 but, at various other locations and events. Here are just some of the events and activities we have contributed to -

Nov 2014.  Exhibition in Blackheath

Nov 2016.  Exhibition at Godalming Museum.

Nov 2015.  Exhibition at Commonwealth War Graves Pavilion, Brookwood.

Sept 2015. Exhibition in Godalming at Waverley Council WW1 event.

Lectures given at Surrey History Centre, Chilworth History Society, Godalming museum.

Visits to Chilworth School, Shamley Green and Wonersh School. Visit from Longacre School to our exhibition.

Loaned exhibits to- Dorking Museum, Wonersh History Society.