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

Cawdor War Memorial

A third of a mile up the road – the Old Military Road – from the churchyard that we recently visited,… …this is Cawdor’s rather striking war memorial,… …and for what it’s worth,… …I love it!

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Cawdor Churchyard

Quaint little church or what?  Locked, of course. Serjeant John Macpherson, 17th Bn., Australian Infantry, who died of wounds at one of the Rouen hospitals aged 29, and is buried in the huge extension to St. Sever Cemetery in the … Continue reading

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Stratherrick War Memorial

You want evocative Scottish war memorials?  I can do that. You won’t be surprised to hear that this is an old military road,… …and I’m off that way.  Looks rather nice.

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Kingussie War Memorial

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Witley (Milford) Cemetery

A few years ago now, I spent a day digging at the site of the old Canadian Military Camp at Witley (you might remember it – there’ll be a link at the end of the post anyway).  Since then I … Continue reading

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Landseer’s Prototype?

Whilst visiting a Surrey churchyard this afternoon I came across this grave of a pilot with the Experimental Squadron of the R.A.F. who was killed in a flying accident on 8th May 1918. 

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Aldeburgh War Memorial

Just down the road from the church (last post), we find ourselves on the sea front where the war memorial is located. Civilians killed by enemy action.  Second World War, one would presume, as the panel appears to be an … Continue reading

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