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St Margaret's Village History
Thousands of historic images & stories from a Kent village
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Able Seaman Henry R Matcham. died 1944
This is the story of Able Seaman Henry Matcham of HMS Daedalus, Royal Navy, who died on 8 Sept 1944. Research by Alan Poole.
Gunner Norman Pettitt 540 Coast Regiment Royal Artillery. died 1942
The story of Gunner Norman Pettitt who died from a cliff fall on 1 August 1942. He is buried in St Margaret's Churchyard. Research by Alan Poole
Lieutenant John Monkton Case 1875 -1917. Illustrations and information about his life and death.
Here you can find the story of Lieut John Monkton Case son of the Vicar of St Margaret's at Cliffe (Revd Frederic Case, 1894-1904) who is buried in the village churchyard. Research by Alan Poole.
Private Arthur Luff, 1st Battalion Middlesex Regiment. died 1921
This is the story of Private Luff who died, aged only 17, collecting seagull eggs on the cliffs near St Margaret's in June 1921. As Private Luff died between 4 August 1914 and 31st August 1921 ...
Private John Edward Kenway of The Buffs. Died 24 March 1941.
This is the story of Private John Kenway of the Home Defence Battalion, The Buffs ( Royal East Kent Regiment) died 24 March 1941. He is buried in St Margaret's Churchyard.
Sergeant Frank Gordon RMLI. died 1916
The story of Sgt Frank Gordon, Royal Mariners Light Infantry who is buried in St Margaret's Churchyard Died February 23rd 1916 Research by Alan Poole.
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Kent County Council
St Margaret’s at Cliffe Parish Council
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