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Two Bonnie Baines
Two Bonnie Baines
Patricia
and
Keith

See Story on the websites front page 
 
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If you can assist with identification please let us know 
 
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Violet and Jack in The Shop at Caterham, Surrey.
Violet and Jack in The Shop at Caterham, Surrey.
 
 
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Violet Boll (left) with Margaret Hinchliffe (right)
Violet Boll (left) with Margaret Hinchliffe (right)
Violet and Peggy in the backyard of their Grocer Shop Caterham on the Hill. Dereks Pigs are over the fence behind them. 
 
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Violet Jackson (nee Boll) - Peggy's mother
Violet Jackson (nee Boll) - Peggy's mother
 
 
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William George Burchell on his Motorcycle 
 
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William George Burchell on his Motorcycle 
 
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William Burchell Born 1835 Served Aboard HMS Hannibal as Chief Petty Officer.
William Burchell Born 1835 Served Aboard HMS Hannibal as Chief Petty Officer.
View Service Record Here
 
 
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William Burchell Born 1835 Served Aboard HMS Hannibal as Chief Petty Officer.
William Burchell Born 1835 Served Aboard HMS Hannibal as Chief Petty Officer.
View Service Record Here
 
 
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William Burchell III Born 24th April 1835
William Burchell III Born 24th April 1835
William Burchell commenced serving in the military on 28 September 1850 when he was 15 years old.


Enlisted:
HMS Britannia
HMS Neptune 5 Dec 1851 to 29 May 1852
HMS Basilisk 29 May 1852 - 5 Dec 1855
HMS ? 5 Dec 1855 - 8 Oct 1856
HMS Blenheim 8 Oct 1856 - 1 ? 1858
HMS Hannibal to 24 Dec 1861
HMS Victory 25 Dec 1861

William Burchell served in the military until 23 January 1862 when he was 27 years old.

Discharge Royal Navy (Coastguard) 27 Feb 1875

We believe that this is William Burchell 1835 sporting his 'Baltic Medal' (left) and his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (right) 
 
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William George Burchell and Anne Burchell
William George Burchell and Anne Burchell
Bill and Ann at Ron and Marion's Wedding 12/03/1966 
 
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William George Burchell II (front right) with his Mother, Brother (Harold), half Sister Audrey and step father Sidney Attwood.
William George Burchell II (front right) with his Mother, Brother (Harold), half Sister Audrey and step father Sidney Attwood.
Front Left: Harold Burchell
Front Center: Audrey Attwood
Front Right: William George Burchell II
Rear Left: Mabel King (First Marriage to William Thomas Hayes Burchell, killed 01/11/1914. Battle of Coronel.)(Second Marriage: To Sidney James Attwood)
Rear Right: Sidney James Attwood 
 
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William George Burchell posing for the camera
William George Burchell posing for the camera
 
 
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William Thomas Hayes Burchell
William Thomas Hayes Burchell
Acting Gunner H.M.S. GOODHOPE
Killed in Action 'Battle of Coronel' 1st November 1914
First Husband of Mabel King
Father of William George Burchell and Harold Burchell

The Story
The 1914-15 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal 1914-19 were awarded to (Gnr. : RN.) : (WILLIAM THOMAS HAYS BURCHELL -
William Thomas Hayes Burchell was born on 20 October 1886 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, he entered the Royal Navy as a Boy 2nd.class in HMS.'St.Vincent' on 17 March 1902:

William Thomas Hayes Burchell served in numerous ships as he progressed through the rates to become Petty-Officer from 16 October 1913 whilst serving in HMS. 'Excellent':

William Thomas Hayes Burchell joined the armoured cruiser, HMS.'Good Hope' on 17 August 1914 and was promoted to the rank of Gunner on 17 October 1914:

HMS.'Good Hope' was the flagship of Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Craddock, commanding the British 4th.Cruiser Squadron:

In late August 1914, Craddock had moved the available ships of his squadron to the coast of South America in order to search for German raiders.

Craddock was subsequently ordered to proceed further south to the Strait of Magellan, to block any attempt by the German East Asia Squadron to enter the South Atlantic:

On 1 November 1914, Craddock encountered the German Squadron which included the armoured cruisers, 'Scharnhorst' and 'Gneisenau', off the coast of Chile:

Although outnumbered and outgunned by the far more powerful German Squadron, Craddock led his ships in the attack which came to be known as the Battle of Coronel:

In less than an two hours both 'Good Hope' and 'Monmouth' were reduced to blazing wrecks with all guns out of action:

Both the 'Good Hope' and 'Monmouth' finally blew up and sank with the loss of all hands:

William Thomas Hayes Burchell was killed in this engagement, as William Thomas Hayes Burchell was lost at Sea, along with H.M.S. 'GOODHOPE' and all 'Hands' aboard H.M.S. 'GOODHOPE' there is no grave.

William Thomas Hayes Burchell is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

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William Thomas Hayes Burchell
William Thomas Hayes Burchell
 
 
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Windfall Too our Little Yellow Farr
Windfall Too our Little Yellow Farr
 
 
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WTHB-Birth-Cert.jpg
 
 

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