Hartley Wintney Remember their WW1 fallen.

Today (1st July) we tolled the church bell 100 times each for two fallen soldiers Walter Beagley and Oliver Neville.
Walter Beagley who died on 1st July 1916. Walter was the son of Esau and Caroline Beagley and born in Odiham in 1882. In the 1901 census the family are living in Phoenix Green and Walter is a carpenter like his father. By the time of the 1911 census he has already enlisted and gone abroad. He served with the Hampshire Regiment and was killed in action on the 1st July 1916. He has no known grave and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, the Somme.
Oliver Neville was born in Hartley Wintney in 1892 to Harriet and Samuel Neville. In the 1911 census the family are living at The Lake in Hartley Wintney and he is an agricultural labourer like his father. In 1915 he married Daisy North. He served with the Hampshire Regiment and was killed in action on the 1st July 1916. He has no known grave and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, the Somme.    By Beverly Gall.

 

 

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