Who was Alfred James Tooley?


Alfred lived at Cut Loke Cottage with his brother John and their siblings. Both these young men died in WW1.

John J Tooley’s name is on the lychgate at St Mary’s Church and today Alfred’s name is being added too.

Alfred was a deckhand on HM Cloverbank which sank off Zeebrugge in 1916

If you want to know more about the soldiers from Surlingham who gave their lives in WW1 come along to the Parish Hall from 5:30p.m. on Sunday 11 November 2018.

Refreshments of Tea/Coffee squash for the children and cakes, lots of lovely cakes

Join in the commemoration of the centenary with displays and memorabilia, readings and poems by children from Surlingham Primary School culminating in the lighting of the WW1 Beacon at 7:00 p.m. joining with communities throughout the United Kingdom and across the world to signify the end of World War 1.

Followed by songs of the era and more tea/coffee and cake.

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