In November, we honour those men and women who gave their lives in conflicts around the world.
Since our last Remembrance match against Middlesbrough (7 November 2020), Paul Briers’ ongoing research into the Club’s former players, from 1889 to the 1920s, has led to the discovery of three additional Bees who are now due for recognition for their service and ultimate sacrifice during the First World War.
In today’s issue, we pay tribute to Alfred William Mehew, Percy Charles Matthews and Thomas Pryce Hamer.
Hamer, Paul’s most recent discovery, is the 17th member of Brentford Football Club known to have fallen during the First World War. This brings the total remembered over the two World Wars to 20, plus six guest players.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.
Also included in your sixth issue of the Premier League season:
- Thomas Frank’s thoughts
- The lowdown on Norwich City
- Peter Gilham’s Great Brentford Goals
- View from the North Stand
- From the Archive
- History Boys with Terry Evans
- Coach Karleigh
- The Last Word with Ben Burgess
Priced at £5, with £1 from each sale donated to the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal, our sellers around the stadium are now accepting contactless payments. Programmes are also available from The Bees Merchandise Kiosk on Lionel Road South and from the brand-new Bees Superstore.
Missed a game at Brentford Community Stadium this season? Fill the gaps in your programme collection here.