St Katharine’s, Merstham – the unluckiest tower

St Katharine’s, Merstham, sent just two ringers to war, but neither returned. Neither has a known grave, with Guardsman Joseph Abbott dying in the disastrous Battle of Loos on 27 September 1915 and Private Ernest Morley being killed in the German Spring Offensive on 27 March 1918.


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