Category Archives: U.K. Cemeteries – Back in Blighty

Penzance – St. Mary’s Church War Memorial

Elsewhere in Penzance:

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Penzance War Memorial

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Fonthill Bishop Roll of Honour & Churchyard

Although the church (All Saints) was shut, and they don’t appear to want swallows nesting here, the porch was thankfully open, allowing us access to the Roll of Honour. In a little enclosed churchyard behind the church, two CWGC headstones … Continue reading

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Paul – St Pol de Léon’s Church

You can see the Roll of Honour (below) on the church tower (above). Some details of this magnificent window: And an explanation, if you can read it:

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St. Buryan Church & War Memorial

St. Buryan Church.  Note the war memorial to the right of the photo.   Twenty Merry Maidens… …and a dog. Cornish landsape.  

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Pencoys with Carnmenellis (Four Lanes) War Memorial & St. Andrews Church

Interesting to see this inscription remembering the men of the United States Army who were billeted around here in 1944. One killed so far from home, one so near, and yet so far.  So sad.

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Wendron War Memorial

Nothing relevant to show you in the churchyard, and the church itself, that of St. Wendrona, was sadly locked.

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