Today we have three commemorations.

For our first we remember Lance Corporal Thomas Wakefield, 15486, 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards who was killed in action 100 years ago on 31st July 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders, serving with his Battalion the first day of the battle of Passchendaele.

Born and brought up in Haconby by his publican parents.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In Memory of Lance Corporal Thomas Wakefield, 15486, 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards who died on 31 July 1917.
Remembered with Honour Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial and Hacconby Memorial
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