Hopes for Peace

Oxhey during the Great War

Hopes for peace
Bushey Museum

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

Bertram Prewett 

Rifleman Bertram Prewett, of ‘Alderbury’ Oxhey Avenue, rang all over England and Ireland, in thrity seven counties and in two hundred and forty towers. The hospital at Etaples, where he was recovering from wounds, was heavily bombed on 31st August 1918 and all its occupants were killed.

In October 1918 prayers ere said every morning at St James’ at Holy Communion service.

9 more servicemen died in November, bringing the total for 1918 to at least 86

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.

This page was added on 28/01/2015.

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