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Dorking – Independent Order of Oddfellows Rolls of Honour

By the way, the lesson to be learnt here is to keep your wits about you and your eyes peeled.  Even strolling up a high street, you never know what you might find.

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The Americans at Brookwood

Having spent an afternoon at Brookwood Military Cemetery the other weekend, the first time I’d been there in a good few years, it won’t surprise you to hear that one of the projects on which I am currently working (alongside … Continue reading

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Old Oxted Roll of Honour

My notes said, ‘tablet on side of building’, and as Old Oxted consists of pretty much a single street, I reckoned we’d have a decent chance of finding it.  So we parked up, the dog and I made a couple … 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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Cholderton War Memorial

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Ashdown Forest – The Airmen’s Grave

A minute or so after midnight on the last day of July 1941, the peace of the Ashdown Forest in East Sussex was shattered as Wellington Mk II W5364 QT-H, returning from a bombing raid on Cologne, ended its homeward … Continue reading

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Ludgvan Royal British Legion

Breathtaking! You don’t get this type of view in Leatherhead. If you’re interested in seeing Ludgvan war memorial and taking a trip round the churchyard (the church itself, on two visits, has so far refused to let me in), click … Continue reading

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