During the exploration of the lives of our 100 Heroes we come across other interesting characters whose names do not appear on the Roll of Honour 1914-18. On this page we will keep notes of those people as we find out about them to round out the picture we are creating of the village, its inhabitants, and its life in and around the Great War. Some are shown with links to more information.
William Adams does not appear on the War Memorial, but the Northampton Mercury dated 9/11/1917 reported that William Adams of the London Regiment had been wounded in the right arm and leg and was hospitalised in Stockport. He was described as the second son of Mr and Mrs J Adams, Market Gardeners of West Haddon
Sidney Garlick survived a ‘gun shot wound’ incurred in June 1916 and after 152 days recovering from the wounds he was posted back to France for some two weeks before a further posting to Italy until his demob in February 1919. Sidney died in June 1974 aged 79 years. Click on the link for more details.
EW Lattimore was the headmaster of West Haddon School who made the illustration to commemorate the fallen of WW1.