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Fred Britcher

Fred Britcher

Died 15/9/1916, 98 years ago

Born St Pancras.  Private.   Killed in action, France and Flanders, 15/9/16.  High Wood (Somme).  Pte Britcher is buried in the Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.

War dead, War Memorial WW1

1 memorial

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Died 15/9/1859, 155 years ago

Civil engineer. Born Portsea, Hampshire. Constructions include: Great Western Railway and the Clifton Suspension Bridge. Died at home, 18 Duke Street, Westminster, the house where he had lived and ...

Person, Engineering, Seriously Famous

8 memorials

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Born 15/9/1890, 124 years ago

Detective novelist and playwright.  Born in Torquay, into a well-off family, where a bust has been erected, as Agatha Miller.  Married Archie Christie in 1914. Her first novel was published in 1920...

Person, Cinema, Literature, Seriously Famous, TV & Radio

4 memorials

Frank Gilbert Crichlow

Frank Gilbert Crichlow

Died 15/9/2010, 4 years ago

Human rights campaigner, community organiser and restauranteur.  Born Trinidad. Came to England in June 1953.  Founded Mangrove Restaurant.  Co-founded Mangrove Steel Band and Mangrove Community As...

Person, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Race Issues, Social Welfare, Caribbean Islands

1 memorial

Prince Harry

Prince Harry

Born 15/9/1984, 30 years ago

Royal prince.  Born St Mary's Hospital Paddington, second son (the spare) of Prince Charles and his first wife, Princess Diana.

Person, Royalty

1 memorial

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