The Medals and Death Plaque of Lance Bombardier Albert George Chorley

In early November 2018, the medals and Death Plaque of Lance Bombardier (Albert) George Chorley were offered for sale on eBay. George Chorley is listed on the Village War Memorial.  He was born and brought up in Fivehead, worked at The Old Bakery and was a prominent member of the Fivehead Baptist Church.  He enlisted in … Read more The Medals and Death Plaque of Lance Bombardier Albert George Chorley

Please can you help to bring home the memory of one of Fivehead’s WW1 fallen heroes?

UPDATE: with grateful thanks to those who donated so swiftly; the target was met within hours of this request! Thank you again! Pip Brett and Oliver Howard are trying to raise £270 to help the Village of Fivehead purchase and display the WWI medals of one of its fallen. Can you help by making a … Read more Please can you help to bring home the memory of one of Fivehead’s WW1 fallen heroes?

WW1 medals of (Albert) George Chorley – one of Fivehead’s Fallen

Councillor Pip Brett, who has conducted extensive research on the Fivehead War Memorial, has been notified that the Death Plaque, War Medal and Victory Medal belonging to (Albert) George Chorley who is listed on our War Memorial are up for sale on eBay for £220 (or best offer). She wasn’t able to trace any of … Read more WW1 medals of (Albert) George Chorley – one of Fivehead’s Fallen

Live On – Historic Pilgrimage of 1928

  LOCAL LEGION MEMBERS HONOUR WW1 GENERATION BY RECREATING HISTORIC PILGRIMAGE OF 1928 More than 2,200 standard bearers and wreath layers paid tribute to the Fallen Members of the Curry Rivel, Drayton and Fivehead Branch of The Royal British Legion joined thousands of Armed Forces veterans and supporters from across the UK, Ireland and worldwide … Read more Live On – Historic Pilgrimage of 1928