Benjamin James (Jim) Crees b 1915 d 1943

He was a dairyman’s son born on 10 July 1915. He was called up for the war and attached to 118 Field Regiment – Royal Artillery. He was taken prisoner at the fall of Singapore in 1942 and subsequently transferred by ship to mainland Japan and sent to the AOMI POW Camp Camp information This camp had been established on …

Martyn Ives Vesey 1959-1965

From Colin Snook: On Friday 21st April I attended the funeral of Old Cicestrian Martyn Ives Vesey at The Church of St James, Birdham who sadly died on 30th March 2017 aged 72. Martin McGranaghan was also present. During the service conducted by The Reverend Jonathan Swindells, Anthems were sung by the ‘Sansara Consort’ directed by Ben Cunningham, Choir Leader …

Kenneth William Woodfield 1941-1947

From Mrs Elisabeth Woodfield April 2, 2017 I am writing to let you know that my husband died on 1st December 2016, aged 86, so that you can amend your records.  Ken always very much enjoyed receiving the Old Cicestrians newsletter, though we have not been able to travel to Chichester for some years. As your records may show, Ken …