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  • Our House Names Chosen to represent the qualities we stand for.
  • We chose them because they represent the qualities we respect most. • • • • • • Doing your best Representing others High effort Giving 100% Putting others first Supporting colleagues
  • Heroes 1914-1918 The Great War
  • 10 million people died in the First World War. 46 were from South Wigston.
  • Our Houses are named after 7 men who died in Belgium in the Great War. Their bodies were never found.
  • They are remembered in Belgium on these memorials.
  • The Menin Gate has the names of 55,000 of the fallen whose bodies were never found, including Corporal Thomas Henry Foster and Private George Edward Boulter.
  • The Ploegsteert Memorial has 11,000 names of the ‘missing’ on it, including Sapper George Whyatt and Private Bernard Corbett.
  • The Tynecot Memorial has 17,000 names of the ‘missing’. These include Trooper James Spencer Potter, Private Thomas Chapman and Corporal Thomas Henry Foster.
  • Our heroes. • • • • • • • Private James Spencer Potter Trooper Thomas Chapman Corporal Thomas Foster Rifleman Arthur Mynard Private George Boulter Private Bernard Corbett Sapper George Whyat More information is on the house notice boards.
  • Our house names honour these heroic local men. Honour them with a poppy for Remembrance Day. POTTER CHAPMAN FOSTER MYNARD BOULTER CORBETT WHYATT