Category Archives: Surrey

Puttenham Cemetery

Here’s one for you Google Earthers.  Within the grounds of Puttenham Golf Club, just over 500 yards from Puttenham parish church, and after a bit of searching among the trees adjoining the 18th fairway, you’ll find Puttenham Cemetery. It’s only … Continue reading

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Betchworth – St. Michael’s Churchyard, War Memorial & War Memorial Hall

Another locked church, I’m afraid,… …but the war memorial makes our visit worthwhile. The panels of the memorial list twenty nine men killed in the Great War, with the names of eight Second World War casualties on the angled base … Continue reading

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East & West Molesey War Memorial

We’re messing about on the river today. Or next to the river.  Spot the war memorial. Private Henry Arthur Waters, Royal Sussex Regiment, killed on 12th November 1917 aged 23.  His name can be found on the Tyne Cot Memorial … Continue reading

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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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Brockham War Memorial

    And I cannot even begin to tell you what we used to get up to in this beautiful Surrey village back in the 1980s, when friends owned a house next door to one of the two pubs on the … Continue reading

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Dorking War Memorial

Dorking war memorial. Plenty of names,… …264 in total,… …and one in particular, top right,… …who tends to attract the most attention, proved once again by the fact that he is the only man on the memorial who has featured … Continue reading

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