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  • Newington remembers is a detailed account of the men who served in the Great war 1914-1918 who lived in the village of Newington nr Sittingbourne Kent. The book has been put together by the Newington history group and gives a very good and in-depth account of the men who served for King and country through the First World War. Well done to the Newington history group,Thelma Dudley, Debbie Haigh and Dean Coles you have published a book that will be cherished by many family's from the village of Newington for many years to come. The front cover of the book shows the Millard family c 1916, centre of the picture wearing the bandolier is Percy Millard my great uncle KIA 23rd May 1918 and his headstone can be seen on the contacts page. On the far left is Harry Millard my Grandfather enlisted 1918 and served in the Rifle brigade/ Royal artillery and stayed in Germany as part of the occupation force. The picture also shows Charles Millard 496th Kent field company Royal engineers enlisted 1914 and Earnest ┬áMillard 1st Battalion Welsh Guards 3rd company served at the Somme 1916.    

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    1. Dave Glover

      Excellent book a must for any ww1 historian.