I started the Eynesbury War Memorial Project in 2008.  My inspiration for this project was a man I never knew, my great Uncle Bernard who is named on the World War 1 Memorial outside St.Mary's Church, Eynesbury (Pt. F. B. Brown).  He was killed in action in France and Flanders (The Western Front) during the last 100 days of the First World War, on the 21st August 1918, aged 19.  Whilst researching my own family history I wondered who the other people were named on both memorials, and I decided to find out who they were and try to give these people more than just a name on a wall.

I have created two memorial books that are available to view in church, which I hope complement the offical memorials outside, and are updated on a regular basis.  These can be viewed at any time when the church is open.  However, if you wish to visit the church please contact me so that I can arrange for the church to be open.

This year I have created a web site about the memorials at St.Mary's Church, Eynesbury as an addtional memorial to the Fallen.  There are many people researching their family history on line, and I hope to reach family members via the internet so that the project can continue.  However, I have placed limited details on the site out of respect for the Fallen and their families, especially regarding World War 2 which is still in living memory.

I would also like to thank everyone who has helped me with this project, especially relatives of the Fallen.  If you have any details or photographs of anyone named on either memorial, I would very much like to hear from you.  I am happy to share details and my images that I have regarding family members.

Please contact me on: Email:
[email protected] or Mobile: 07852 876186

Deb Depledge
"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them".