Category Archives: Back in Blighty

Hersham – St. Peter’s Church

Another victim, I think, of the Brooklands bombing (there’s more information, very recently updated, actually, here). Found it! The grave of Company Serjeant Major Smith was a tricky one to find.

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Mawnan – St. Michael’s Church

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Sancreed – Church of St. Sancredus

     

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Witley Camp

During the Great War a number of army camps were set up on the commons south of Godalming in Surrey.  Tens of thousands of soldiers, many of them Canadian, passed through these camps on their way to the killing fields … Continue reading

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Preston Plucknett War Memorial

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Barford St. Martin – St. Martin Church

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Guildford Cemetery

Following our visit to the Surrey Constabulary Roll of Honour at Mount Browne, it seemed a good opportunity to take a look around the nearby cemetery, where a considerable number of military burials from both World Wars are to be … Continue reading

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