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

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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Aldeburgh – Church of St. Peter & St. Paul

From the far south west, we now find ourselves in Aldeburgh in Suffolk on the North Sea coast, just about as far east as you can get on these islands. This is the church of St. Peter & St. Paul,… … Continue reading

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Mawnan – St Mawnan and St Stephen’s Church & Churchyard

From the Highlands of Scotland to the far south west of England, we now find ourselves in Mawnan, on the south Cornish coast, only about thirty miles from Land’s End. The churchyard is quite extensive, so we shall have a … Continue reading

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