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19 March 1916: Pte Cecil Hugh Peckham


His parents were Joseph (a domestic gardener) and Florence. Age 5, at the 1901 Census. Cecil was living at home, at Fern Cottage, High Street, Barcombe with his parents, older brother Charles and younger sister Florence and a lodger. Age 15, at the 1911 Census, Cecil was still living at home, with his parents and younger sister Florence, by t…

Great War Barcombe News from a Sussex Village 1914 -1919


Publisher: Country BooksISBN: 9781910489611 Edited by Ian Hilder Five years in post as the Digital Editor for The Western Front Association (since May 2015) and one of the regular and most enjoyable and indulgent tasks is to research and refresh our daily commemoration of the men or women who served during the First World War for ‘Remember On Thi…

Ep. 312 – Barcombe in the Great War – Ian Hilder


Author Ian Hilder talks about his labour of love 'Great War Barcombe : News from a Sussex Village 1914 -1919' in which contemporary events and local news are blended with the stories of those who served during the First World War. Illustrated from cover to cover, with photographs, newspaper cuttings and other ephemera it is a joyous recreation of t…