Category Archives: U.K. Churches, Memorials & Cemeteries – Back in Blighty

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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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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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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