Charlie Simpson, Sergeant, Wickford Home Guard

Charlie Simpson outside his home in Hengist Gardens, with the Franklin's van.
Charlie was a prominent Wickford character. He later went on to work for Franklin's Butchers.

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  • Bob Dilworth, who lived at 20 Fanton Walk, who did his National Service as a Grenardier Guardsman, was one of the pall bearers at King George 6’s funeral. All the men were given medals. We saw the funeral at next door Cubberlys.

    By Msaward (24/03/2019)
  • The photo with the van would be in Alderney Gardens, not Hengist Gardens.

    By Fiona Tr (12/04/2015)

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