Richmond WW1 Diary 19 January 1918

Men From Mortlake And East Sheen By Peter Reder (Richmond At Home & At War project volunteer) The memorial board in St Mary the Virgin Church, Mortlake, records the names of 175 local men who fell in the war and a further 29 names are inscribed on a plaque in St Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic…

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Richmond WW1 Diary 31 May 1916

Battle of Jutland The Battle of Jutland¬†was fought between the British and German fleets off the coast of Denmark in May 1916. It was the only large naval battle of the war and British losses were sudden and spectacular. And, despite Germany claiming a victory, the German fleet was also severely compromised. East Sheen resident,…

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Richmond WW1 Diary 17 November 1915

Richmond Park camp evacuated By Doug Kirby (Richmond At Home & At War project volunteer) ¬† Mr and Mrs Belville and their daughter lived at number 10 Fife Road, East Sheen. It was originally known as Durrand Lodge and is now called Denmore. It was one of the original three houses built in Fife Road,…