New Milton Remembers – 23 August 2019

On Friday 23 August 2019 at 11 am, the New Milton Town Mayor, Cllr Alvin Reid, will welcome residents and visitors at the Memorial Clock to remember all those who lost their lives when enemy bombs fell on our town during World War 2.


This history is recorded on the Milton Heritage Society website.


Diary extracts from the time can be read here.



The following names will be remembered –


23 August 1940


Irene Doris Avery (Age 31)

Joan Mabel Bourne (Age 20)

Archibald Ernest Bursey (Age 15)

Albert Ernest Claydon (Age 60)

Erna Dorothea Elizabeth Cooper (Age 24)

Maurice Carlyon Cooper (Age 30)

Evelyn Davies (Age 26)

Ivy Adina Eagle (Age 45)

Eliza Sophia Govier (Age 50)

Barbara Ena Green (Age 17)

Helena Hawkins (Age 42)

Mildred Strangways Irwin (Age 55)

Louis Frederic Stuart Matthews (Age 29)

Dorothy Gladys Pickering (Age 43)

William George Pitman (Age 50)

Alfred Aaron Charles Probert (Age 30)

Hilda Dorothy May Probert (Age 25)

Jeanette Margaret Probert (Age 4)

Samuel Tosdivine (Age 75)

Bertie Edwin Witt (Age 57)

Corporal Thomas Davies, 2nd Battalion The Lancashire Fusiliers

Fusilier Leonard Dean, 2nd Battalion The Lancashire Fusiliers

Fusilier Arthur France, 2nd Battalion The Lancashire Fusiliers

Captain George MacDonald Rowan, Royal Artilliery

Gunner Thomas Hill, 77 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery


8 August 1942


Gladys Mabel Richardson (Age 52)


22 January 1943


Brian Eric Holloway (Age 6)

Evelyn Edith Morin (Age 38)

Gabrielle Evelyn Morin (Age 11)

Norma Mary Morin (Age 9)

Pauline Edith Morin (Age 8)


We Will Remember Them


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