Nonington men who served in the Armed Forces during The Great War

The following is a record of  Nonington men who served in the Armed Forces during the Great War.

Second Lieutenant Douglas William Hammond, 2nd Battalion, the Buffs (East Kent Regiment).  Son of Egerton and Ina Hammond of St. Alban’s Court, Nonington. Killed in action aged 18  on 24th May of 1915 in the Second Battle of Ypres in Belgium. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial. 

Troward Smith-who served in the 4th Battalion of the Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) and lived in Nonington until his death in the early 1970’s
A parade by Nonington members of the British legion held on Nonington Cricket ground,early 1920's
A parade by Nonington members of the British legion held on Nonington Cricket ground,circa 1921.Some members are veterans of wars prior to The Great War of 1914-1918. Several Nonington men served in the Boer War of 1899-1901.
Nonington members of the British Legion parading past the Knolton War memorial, warly 1920's
Nonington members of the British Legion parading past the Knolton War memorial, circa 1921
Nonington veterans of the Great war, circa 1921
Nonington veterans of the Great War, circa 1921

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