Old Photos of Witham

British Legion brass band, group

Taken: 1930s, Ref: M2095

British Legion Band. Back row, left to right, (1) John Surridge (bass drummer), (2) Tony Balls (bass horn, lived corner Cressing and Rickstones Roads, brother killed in WW2, father guard on goods train and killed in crash in 1952), (3) Billy (Sonny) Butler (tenor horn), (4) ??? (tenor horn, not from Witham), (5) Ernie Willsher (euphonium), (6) Roger Keeble (cornet, son of Alf of Chalks Road), (7) ??? (cornet?), (8) ??? (trombone), (9) ??? (trombone, from Sudbury), (10) Hubert Hull (conductor). Middle row, left to right, (11) Herb Joslin (side drum), (12) — Willsher (baritone), (13) Stan Champ (solo cornet), (14) Cecil Joslin (cornet), (15) Reg ?? (trombone, bus driver, from Maldon), (16) Kenny Clements (euphonium, from Hatfield). Front row, left to right, (17) ?? Willsher (tenor horn), (18) Ralph? Willsher (cornet), (19) Peter Surridge (cornet).

RefM2095
Date taken1930s
SourceJoslin, Cecil, Cerine, Braintree Road.
Posted on Full size 2560 × 1127

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