Our patron Bruce Newman whilst researching the Football Club’s history and reading the 1919 minutes learnt that in the First World War 44 past and present players enlisted and saw active service. 36 returned home whilst 8 were killed in action. It is hard to believe that the number 44 represents the entire A and B grade teams. The 8 that were killed were:
The 36 who were fortunate to return are:
Jenkinson, C. Jenkinson, H. Crago, H. Fry, A. Daws, J. Shoebridge, E. Heinrich, W. Fry, F. Caddy, J. Berriman, A. Carman, N. Carman, F. neate, R. Neate, H. Cook, L, Cook, H. Peake, B. Peake, J. Daniel, J. Dwyer, L. Biggs, L. Gurr, R. Westley, E. Oborn, A. Carlson, G. Austin, F. Davis, A. Lamshed, P. Lamshed, E. O’Loughlin, J. O’Loughlin, E. Ross, N. Davis, J. Watts, W. Pyne and B. Phillips.