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Mawnan – St. Michael’s Church

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Sancreed – Church of St. Sancredus

     

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Witley Camp

During the Great War a number of army camps were set up on the commons south of Godalming in Surrey.  Tens of thousands of soldiers, many of them Canadian, passed through these camps on their way to the killing fields … Continue reading

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Preston Plucknett War Memorial

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The Belgian Sector Addendum 2 – Coxyde Military Cemetery

Coxyde Military Cemetery, some four miles to the west of Nieuwpoort, is the last resting place of more than 1500 British soldiers, sailors and airmen of the Great War, as well as 155 from the Second World War.

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The Belgian Sector Addendum 1 – Koksijde War Memorial

About four miles to the west of Nieuport (now Nieuwpoort) along the channel coast, Coxyde (now Koksijde) war memorial remembers the fallen, civilian and military, of both World Wars.

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The St. Julien Memorial & Dochy Farm New British Cemetery

By the time we took our leave of St. Julian Dressing Station Cemetery, the flurries of snow had, briefly as it turned out, ceased, although the temperature continued to fall as evening drew in.  A short distance north of St. … Continue reading

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