Category Archives: Back in Blighty

Tidworth Military Cemetery

Travelling across Salisbury Plain yesterday, an hour in hand and a brief diversion brought me to the entrance to Tidworth Military Cemetery.  There are more than 400 First World War burials here, the majority men who were killed in accidents … Continue reading

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Hartfield War Memorial

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Tidworth – Royal British Legion War Memorial

Luck, really, and good observation.  Noticing this Royal British Legion sign as I was leaving Tidworth, I hastily decided to pull in and take a quick photo. Which was when I noticed, easily missed from the road,… …this wonderful little … Continue reading

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Tidworth – Holy Trinity Churchyard

Here’s a curious thing.  Tidworth is a garrison town of some 10,000 people.  Yet it has no war memorial, unless you count this plain wooden cross in Holy Trinity churchyard. At least, it doesn’t have an official one.  All will … Continue reading

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Tweedmouth Cemetery – World War II

The Second World War burials are nearly all in the newer part of the cemetery, beyond the pillars that flank the roadway in the distance. The cemetery has other stories to tell:       As I said at the start … Continue reading

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Tweedmouth Cemetery – World War I

A remarkable place, Tweedmouth Cemetery.  At least to my eyes.  Although there are only three First World War CWGC headstones to be found here, a close inspection of as many as possible of the other headstones revealed no less than … Continue reading

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Marston Magna – St. Mary’s Church

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