Category Archives: Devon

Plymouth – Ford Park Cemetery Part Three

The grave of Captain Andrew Henry, Royal Garrison Artillery, who won the Victoria Cross defending his guns at the Battle of Inkerman in the Crimea in November 1854, and who died in Plymouth in 1870.                          … Continue reading

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Plymouth – Ford Park Cemetery Part Two

                                                                                                              Which brings us to the end of Part Two.  One final part to go: Ford Park Cemetery Part Three

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Plymouth – Ford Park Cemetery Part One

Ford Park Cemetery (formerly known as Pennycomequick or Plymouth Old Cemetery), is the third of the three vast cemeteries we are visiting in Plymouth, and contains 752 burials of the First World War, more than 200 of them in a … Continue reading

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Plymouth – Efford Cemetery Part Two

                                                            The third, and final, cemetery on our Plymouth visit can be viewed here: Ford Park Cemetery Part One

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Plymouth – Efford Cemetery Part One

Efford Cemetery, the second cemetery we shall look around on our visit to Plymouth, contains 338 First World War and 109 Second World War burials.  This is also the site of Plymouth City Crematorium, and a screen wall near the … Continue reading

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Plymouth – Weston Mill Cemetery

During the First World War, Plymouth and Devonport hosted important military establishments which included the Royal Dockyard, the Royal Naval Barracks (H.M.S. Vivid), and the Plymouth Division Royal Marine Barracks, as well as naval and military hospitals.  One of three … Continue reading

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Ottery St. Mary – St. Mary’s Church & War Memorial

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