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Brentford Remembers its fallen heroes

On Remembrance Day, we remember those who played for us who fought and never came home

11 November 2020

Brentford FC remembers the following players that made the ultimate sacrifice:

WWI

Bombardier William George Allwright

No. 22710 - Royal Field Artillery

Private John Bayne

No. 3/3694 - 2nd Battalion Royal Highlanders

Private Louis Lawrent D’Abadie

No. SPTS/2276 – 24th Battalion Royal Fusiliers

Private Harry Dutfield

No. 203533 - 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment

Lieutenant Alexander Glen

Royal Army Medical Corps

Private Harry Gould

No. G/1063 - 8th Battalion Royal Fusiliers

Private James Greechan

No. 17740 - 12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry

Sergeant Patrick Hagan

No. 3004 - 11th Battalion Royal Scots

Sergeant Joshua Hardisty MM.

No. 16258 - 11th Battalion Border Regiment

Company Sergeant Major George William Kennedy DCM. MM.

No. 418239 - 42nd Quebec Regiment Canadian Infantry

Sergeant George Albert Littler

No. 9173 - 2nd Battalion Kings Royal Rifles Corp

Private Henry George Purver

No. SP/3728 - 24th Battalion Royal Fusiliers

Private Horace Osborne Robotham

No. F/2397 - 23rd Battalion DOC Middlesex Regiment

Private Alexander White Walker

No. 4496 - 9th Battalion Royal Scots

WWII

Sergeant Percy Kitchener Saunders

No. 7624351 - 18th Divisional Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Private Ralph Shields

No. NX57251 - No.2 Company Australian Army Service Corps

Walter Spratt

Civilian - Royal Navy Reserve

GUEST FOOTBALLERS

Sapper John Frederick Alborough

No. 21127 - 2nd Signal Company Royal Engineers

Sergeant Albert Edward Bonass

No. 1898979 - Royal Air Force Reserve

Sergeant Henry Cook

No. 20982 - 12th Battalion APOW Yorkshire Regiment

Private William Kirby

No. 40391 - 6th Pioneer Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment

Shoeing Smith William Mathews

No. 745301 - Royal Horse Artillery

Sergeant Richard Cross Wynn

No. 20955 - 12th Battalion APOW Yorkshire Regiment

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.


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