In Memory Of The Mighty Men Of Mymms

When the headmaster of Welham Green Boys' School, Benjamin Mallett, heard that many of his former pupils had died during the 1914-1918 Great War, he honoured them with the title the Mighty Men of Mymms. 100 years later their stories are told.

Remembering

Silhouettes of North Mymms WWI fallen join service

Shadows on pews for 100th anniversary


Silhouettes at St Mary's Church  Image by Mike Allen of the North Mymms History Project
Image by Mike Allen of the North Mymms History Project

On Sunday 11 November, 2018, St Mary's church, North Mymms, marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with a service featuring black silhouettes of 40 of the North Mymms WWI fallen, positioned at the end of the pews.

Silhouettes at St Mary's Church  Image by Mike Allen of the North Mymms History Project
Image by Mike Allen of the North Mymms History Project

Each board had biographical details of the serviceman attached, including his name, age, birthplace, regiment, battalion, rank, medals bestowed, and brief details of their lives.


Image by Mike Allen of the North Mymms History Project

Silhouettes at St Mary's Church  Image by  the North Mymms History Project
Image by the North Mymms History Project

Image by the North Mymms History Project

Image by the North Mymms History Project

Display in the porch at St Mary's Church, North Mymms Image by the North Mymms History Project, released under Creative Commons
Display in the porch at St Mary's Church, North Mymms
Image by the North Mymms History Project, released under Creative Commons

Display in the porch at St Mary's Church, North Mymms Image by the North Mymms History Project, released under Creative Commons
Display in the porch at St Mary's Church, North Mymms
Image by the North Mymms History Project, released under Creative Commons


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