Some 18 months ago two friends Sean Connolly and ‘Boreenatra’ worked on a project, the Rainham Village war memorial. Their efforts have uncovered 76 missing names. Names that are registered with the CWGC but which do not appear on the memorial.
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Rainham is not the only one though, as a huge amount of work has been done to uncover other missing names from war memorials at Romford and Upminster.
And in Doddinghurst villagers are raising money for a war memorial to commemorate all those who have died in conflicts.
With 2014 just around the corner its time to Remember all those who perished.