WORLD WAR II
PETER PEARSON TYE
Peter Tye at the back door of Quay House, Rowhedge
Peter's grave - Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, Canada
Stone at East Donyland
CECIL "SONNY" CRANFIELD
Sonny died 7 August 1944 aged 41
ROWHEDGE LADIES - ARP (AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS)
ESSEX COUNTY STANDARD - Saturday 11 October 1941 - “ROWHEDGE - NURSING - An examination in home nursing was held at the A.R.P. First Aid Point by Mrs. Clenden, of Colchester, for the first aid members who had received a valuable course of lectures given by Miss. Byford, asst. matron, Essex County Hospital. The names of the successful candidates were:- Mrs. D. Allen, Mrs. Russell Barr, Mrs. Bedford, Mrs. I. Cook, Mrs. S. Cork, Mrs. D. Cranfield, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. D.F. Rose, Mrs. Turner Springett, Mrs. B.A. Wakeland, Mrs. Wooller, Miss. Chapman, Miss. Jean Carter.”
These ladies appear in the following photograph of the Rowhedge ARP, with the exception of Mrs. Russell Barr , and the addition of Mrs. Emma Crickmar, nee. Simons.
Back – Dorothy Cranfield, Isabel Cook, Emma Crickmar, Mrs. Wakeland, Mrs. Allen
Middle – Mrs. Rose, Mrs. Cork, Miss. Chapman, Hannah Bedford, Mrs. Turner Springett
Front – Jean Carter, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Wooller
ROWHEDGE HOME GUARD c.1944
Back row: *, Jack Austin, *, Stan Wyncoll, Cyril Cranfield, Walter Clark, *, Bob Sainty, Jack Sparks, Kemble, *, Joe Sparks, Jim Warren, Norris Warren, *, *.
Third row: Bill Huggins, Eric Mills, John Wilmott, King, King, Harry Fairweather, *, Bill Weavers, Peter Simons, Bill Thain, George Acland, Bob Pearson, Reg Halls, Jim Day, Ben Wakeland, Ted Parker.
Second row: Wally House, Bill Brown, Joe Buy, Oscar Walford, Roy Farran, Major Frame, Dr. Heggart, Jack Butcher, Fred Cobbold, Sergt. Balls, "Major" Kistruck, Cliff Beales.
Front row: Jack Durrell, Harry Hatch, Henry Walford, Bill Sturgeon, *, *, Doug Parker, Percy Brown, Harry Horsfall, Charlie Bedford, Arthur Coppin.