Nine brave men left Turves - one of our smallest communities - for the Great War. None were to return. On Sunday the village paid tribute.

PUBLISHED: 12:22 12 November 2018

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

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A small Fenland community stood silent on Sunday in memory of those who died in 1914-18 conflict.

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT  A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

The stark message on the memorial lists those nine members of the Turves community who served in the Great War, never to return.

Those taking part in the Remembrance Sunday event were able to take note of the fallen from the village whose names are remembered on the memorial.

Barrett, William

Bowd, Rowland

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT  A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

Convine, Sidney

Hill, Alfred

Hill, Arthur

Martin, Edward J

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT  A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

Savage, John Ed

Taylor, Edward

Wootton, Arthur

Their names are also on the war memorial a short distance away at Coates.

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT  A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT  A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT  A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT  A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENTA simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT  A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT

A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT  A simple but moving ceremony was held at Turves on Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the fallen from the Fenland village during the Great War. Nine left for the war - none were to return. Picture: TURVES RESIDENT


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