Christmas 1915

Oxhey during the Great War

Christmas 1915
Bushey Museum

This information relating to Oxhey is extracted from the image. The full version is in the attached pdf file.

By Christmas 1915 Bushey and Oxhey had recorded at least 59 war fatalities including:

2nd Lieutenant Charles Blackwell

Son of Mr and Mrs SJ Blackwell, formerly of Brooks Hill, Harrow Weald and the Crosse and Blackwell Company, aged 32.  Royal Fusiliers, killed in action, 20 July 1915, commemorated with his brother at St Matthew’s Church.

2nd Lieutenant John Moffet

Of Ingleside, 53 Kingsfield Road, Oxhey, aged 26.  Royal Scots Fusiliers, killed in action, 10 March 1915.

Private Edgar Corbie

The first fatality from the Royal Masonic School, aged 22, killed in action on 5 January 1915 and commemorated on the RMS Memorial now at the Royal Masonic School for Girls in Rickmansworth.

Bushey First World War Commemoration Project

Thank you to Bushey Museum and Art Gallery for this wonderful project and for allowing us to share it on Our Oxhey

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