World War II
War Memorial exhibition

As part of the national commemoration to mark the centenary of the outbreak of war in 1914, Tadley and District History Society (TADS) researched the lives of the 31 men listed on Tadley's War Memorial who were killed during World War I. An exhibition on the 31 men was held in the Community Centre in Tadley on Saturday 27 September 2014.

Report on the War Memorial project

The history of Tadley War Memorial

Following the success of the exhibition the Project Group researched the lives of the 6 men listed on the War Memorial who were killed during World War II: Leading Steward William Barlow, Ordinary Seaman Stanley Bowman, Sergeant Air Gunner Walter Carter, Private Harry Kite, Driver Gerald Webb.

Information on each of the 6 men

TADS War Memorial exhibition publicity poster

A second exhibition, displaying research on the lives of the 6 men, was held on Saturday 8 November 2015 in St Paul's Church and Church Hall, The Green, Tadley.

TADS World War I exhibition publicity poster

As well as profiles on the 6 men killed in World War II, the exhibition also included two new displays, ‘Life in Tadley in World War II’ and 'Aldermaston Airfield', together with the profiles of the 31 World War I men displayed in September 2014.

TADS World War I exhibition publicity poster

After being displayed in St Paul's Church, parts of the exhibition were displayed in Tadley Library.

TADS World War I exhibition publicity poster

For further information on the Tadley War Memorial exhibition, please contact TADS (email: tadshistory@gmail.com; tel: 0118 970 1578; post: 5 Church Road, Pamber Heath, Hampshire RG26 3DP.)

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Page updated: Friday 19 August 2016.
Review date: 31 December 2016.