Category Archives: Suffolk

Dunwich War Memorial, St. James Church & Churchyard

Dunwich war memorial (right), and church (left). The memorial lists ten Great War names, and a single Second World War casualty.  By the end of the post you’ll know the likely reason for such a discrepancy. Onwards to the church. … Continue reading

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Saxmundham – St. John’s Church & Churchyard

Before we look at the Rolls of Honour, the plaque on the wall on the left… …remembers two brothers, both subalterns, both of whom died in the Great War.  Harry Akers Row was killed in action during the Battle of … Continue reading

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Saxmundham War Memorial

Now here’s an incongruous juxtaposition if ever I saw one. See what I mean. Although, come to think of it, it does rather ensure a wide audience, does it not? This was the emblem of Combined Operations Command in the … Continue reading

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Aldringham – St. Andrew’s Church, War Memorial & Churchyard

Now here’s a nice little church – no church tower, note. And on the outside wall,… …a memorial to eight local men who died during World War II. On the wall inside the church,… …the Great War Roll of Honour, … Continue reading

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Theberton – Theberton War Memorial, St. Peter’s Church & Churchyard

This is the Church of St. Peter at Theberton, in Suffolk.  And you will find out why today you get this particular post, and no postcard, a little later on.

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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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