Lest We Forget

8 August 2018

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IN a regular feature on the Town Council website, we will be remembering, on the anniversary of their deaths, the East Grinstead soldiers who died during WWI,  and who are named on the High Street War Memorial.


This month we recall (as recorded on The Roll of Honour website):

Edward Noah VENN

CSM. L.9049 7th Battalion, The Royal Sussex Regiment. 12th Division. Regular, formerly with the 2nd Battalion.

Killed in action at the battle of Amiens 9. 8.18 Aged 25. Born St. Mary’s and enlisted in Chichester.

Next of kin West Grinstead. Connection with East Grinstead, unknown.

Included on the Parish Church Memorials of West Grinstead and Partridge Green. Commemorated on The Vis en Artois Memorial MR. 16.