Walton-on-Thames Churchyard & Cemetery Part One 2007 – 2009

I used to live in a house that backed on to the churchyard here. I don’t particularly miss the house, nice though it was, but I do miss the churchyard.

October 2007:

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Above and photos below: There are three CWGC burials in the churchyard, all of which are casualties of the Second World War.

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The adjoining cemetery has 33 CWGC burials, this time all but three being First World War casualties:

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Above & below: 22 New Zealanders buried in nearby plots in the cemetery are remembered on two screen walls near the north west entrance.

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Just imagine that the next three photos, taken on a blustery autumn day late in 2008, are in pictorial parentheses.

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August 2008:

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According to the CWGC, both Private McDiarmid and Captain Ward are known to be buried in the cemetery but their graves have since been lost.

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February 2009:

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November 2009:

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