During the Holy Communion Service, Sunday 24th September 2017, we shall specifically remember four more of the 33 men listed on the carved memorial in St Michael’s Church, Elmwood Road. These men lost their lives in the period between the 20th September and 24th November 1917.
The four who lost their lives between September and November 1917 were:
Horace Walter Hardy, 7th London Regiment, killed in action, 20th September 1917, and commemorated at the Menin Gate*, Ypres, Belgium.
Sergeant Edward Pius Bendix, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action, 13th October 1917, buried at Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery*, Ypres, Belgium.
Lance Corporal Harold Burgiss-Brown, 28th Battalion London Regiment (Artists Rifles), killed in action, 30th October 1917, Belgium, France and Flanders. Burial/Memorial details not known.
2nd Lieutentant Tristram William Jourdain Wilson, 11th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, killed in action 24th November 1917, buried at Voormezelle Enclosure No. 3 Cemetery*, near Ypres, Belgium.
More can be read about these men in the Heroes of Chiswick booklet ‘Commemorating St Michael’s Church’s WW1 Soldiers’ with their stories being told on pages 11 to 12 and 15. A pdf of the booklet can be downloaded via the button 'DOWNLOAD A BOOKLET ABOUT THE HEROES PROJECT AND THE MEN.'
Note: * Indicates place of burial/memorial where known.