It has been very encouraging to receive so much positive feedback since we launched this website. People, home and abroad have contacted us with messages of support and thanks,  here are a few of their responses.....

Derbyshire War memorials emailed ‘I have had a look just now (at the website) and I have to say it looks very impressive indeed!  And they describe the website as ‘An excellent and well researched site focusing on Brimington’


Roll-of Honour emailed   ‘Excellent work, your knowledge and dedication to the subject is clearly evident’


Jonas, from the small Belgium town of Dottignies has been researching the Great War  British soldiers who are buried in his local communal cemetery.   He was  ‘....thrilled to find information on your website about Brimington soldier

 Private William H Dawes who is buried here’  He tells us that Dottignies cemetery has been given a ‘face-lift’ ready for the centennial commemorations there.


Chesterfield Library after donating a copy of our book –

I was so pleased with the quality of production that I decided to pass the other copy on to our County Local Studies Library. I wanted it to be made available to as many people as possible to see. I haven’t had time to look through it carefully, so I can’t say any more than I was impressed with the amount of research you seem to have done, and as I said before, the quality of the publication

Email from WW1 Memorials...’ I have perused with great interest your highly informative and dignified website to the men of Brimington who were lost in the Great War and found it deeply moving - you have undertaken a truly exceptional endeavour!

Western Front Association ‘ ... poignant and informative’ 


Particularly poignant have been the messages from relatives of our soldiers, many of who have given us invaluable information and photos :-


 A relative of Private Albert Wilson emailed us soon after the site was launched ‘....May I say what an absolutely brilliant site you have made’ 

L/Corp Henry Rodgers great grandson, Peter, told us   ‘Thank you for putting details of my great granddad Henry Rodgers and a picture of his resting place on your site.  I was really moved when I read this....  I appreciate what you have done and I’m sending it to my brother and my sons...’

Albert F Cutts relatives   ‘I just wanted to thank you for all the research and book you have written’

George Insley’s great niece emailed us   ‘ I was extremely touched to come upon your website whilst doing research on my great uncle George Insley. You have done a wonderful job and must be so proud of your achievement’


Richard from  IM2014 -‘Thank you for sharing your inspirational story.... you must be extremely proud of the end result’

Verner Bros descendents -   ‘....what an incredible achievement, your work is a fitting tribute to the men who fell’


John from Brimington – ‘This is a very moving testament to the brave men of our village’


Stephen from Calow   ‘...many thanks for your efforts in finding our fallen’



Not Forgotten Brimington   Not Forgotten Brimington

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 Our Brimington Wreath
laid at the Memorial Gates on Remembrance Sunday
 14th Nov 2021

   Remembrance Sunday 2021

THE SOMME - 1916

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