Hankelow military veterans, marking the Armistice that ended World War 1.

Hankelow military veterans marking Armistice Day at the end of WW1

The photograph was taken outside Hankelow Primary School.

During the celebrations, Mr Killick of Hankelow Hall gave everyone medals, including the children who also received a present-a doll for girls.

The names of the veterans are given below. Some of the names may be wrong. Please could you contact us if you feel you can supply either a correct name or a missing name.

On the back row standing left to right :-
Mr Mottram, Carl Shore, Ted Hankey of Longhill, unknown, Jacob Whiston, Jack Lea, Bill Sproston, unknown, unknown, unknown, Thomas Challinor of the Post Office Hankelow.

Front row seated :-
Robert Shore (brother of Carl), unknown, Joe Williams of Hankelow Green, Mr Wilcox, Fred Fearnley of Woolfall farm, Joe Lea of Hankelow Green