A village with a big story
Little Holland cottages at top of Green no longer there
Claypits Pond with Horses 1905
Long Melford Coronation fancy dress competition at the British Legion in Cordell road1953
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Selected Biography

Plumb, Albert – Born: Long Melford, Suffolk on 27.2.1875.[1]  Parents: Henry Plumb of Pentlow, Essex (Agricultural Labourer) and Mary Ann [née Brown].  Home: Liston Gardens, Liston, Essex (1881 to 1939).  Occupation: Agricultural Labourer (1891), Under Gardener (1901 and 1911), Gardener [1918] to (1939).  Married: Elizabeth Smith in 1901.  Service Record: Albert was conscripted on 27.6.1918 as Pte.261894 with the Royal Air Force, posted to Xaffer-Villiers in France from 26.7.1918 to January 1919 with No. 97 Squadron.  He was placed on the RAF Reserve in January 1919, receiving his discharge in 1920.[2]  Died: Halstead, Essex in 1951.

Notes – [1] Place and date of birth from his RAF Record.  [2] Air Member for Personnel and predecessors: Airman’s Records [AIR 79/2307].  See also https://97squadron association.co.uk for detail of the unit’s night-bombing raid in the closing months of the Great War.

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