Borden Church bell ringers who died in World War One.

“The band at your Tower lostGeorge Mills and Frederick Stains”.

George Daniel Mills
Lance Corporal, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment
Killed in action in France 3rd May 1917

Arras Memorial

Frederick John Staines
Lance Corporal, 36th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers
Died of wounds in Belgium 14th October 1917.

Bard Cottage Cemetery.

Bibliography:
Kent County Association of Change Ringers; The Great War 1914 – 1918 Roll of Honour
Canterbury Cathedral 1923.

Hazel Basford unpublished letter to Mr. R Nunn 22nd January 1997.

Hazel Basford unpublished letter to Mrs. H Harwood 20th May 1999. 

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