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Dublin – The Garden of Remembrance

Time for the final set of photos from my Dublin trip late last year.

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Etaples Military Cemetery

One of the great things about not reading a tour itinerary properly (or having a lousy memory) is that sometimes you find yourself somewhere you had no idea that you were going to be, and if that happens to be … Continue reading

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L48

Having just returned from a few days r ‘n’ r in pastures old (Essex) and new (Suffolk) – for those of you who read the Back in Blighty posts, new categories for both counties will be appearing in due course … Continue reading

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Muslim Burial Ground Peace Garden – Inaugural Commemoration Service 16th July 2017

Last Sunday I was an invited guest at the Inaugural Commemoration Service of the Muslim Burial Ground Peace Garden on Horsell Common, Woking, and there follows a photographic record of the afternoon.

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The Somme: Thiepval – Mouquet (Mucky) Farm

Our final Somme post, at least until I get the chance to pay another visit, is a bit of a curiosity, in that there are only a handful of photos, and all were taken from a moving automobile.  Nonetheless, Mouquet … Continue reading

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The Somme: Amiens – General Philippe Leclerc & French Resistance Memorials

Wandering the streets of Amiens, as you do, one wet afternoon…

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The Somme: Villers-Bretonneux Part Four – Crucifix Corner Cemetery

The final destination on our tour of Villers-Bretonneaux can be found nestled among this small outcrop of trees and bushes a short distance south of the town (you can see the church spire on the horizon near the centre of … Continue reading

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