Category Archives: Back in Blighty

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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Leatherhead Royal British Legion

My vote for the most uninteresting post in the five years of this site (if you have any other contenders I really don’t want to hear about them!).  And they’ve moved since I took this shot anyway!

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Yeovil Library Memorial Plaque

While we’re here, and thanks to the very nice lady registrar who told me about it in the first place, there’s an unusual plaque in the little car park behind the library building that we should visit before we leave. … Continue reading

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St. Just in Roseland Church & Churchyard

This surely has to be one of the most picturesque churches in the south west of England… …and also one of the most difficult churchyards to investigate!

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St. Just-in-Penwith Methodist Chapelyard

Round the back of the chapel… …experience tells me to leave no stone unturned,… …and although that isn’t always possible, or feasible, on this occasion I’m glad I persevered, as two of the final three headstones proved of interest (see … Continue reading

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