Category Archives: Surrey

Dorking – Independent Order of Oddfellows Rolls of Honour

By the way, the lesson to be learnt here is to keep your wits about you and your eyes peeled.  Even strolling up a high street, you never know what you might find.

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The Americans at Brookwood

Having spent an afternoon at Brookwood Military Cemetery the other weekend, the first time I’d been there in a good few years, it won’t surprise you to hear that one of the projects on which I am currently working (alongside … Continue reading

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Old Oxted Roll of Honour

My notes said, ‘tablet on side of building’, and as Old Oxted consists of pretty much a single street, I reckoned we’d have a decent chance of finding it.  So we parked up, the dog and I made a couple … Continue reading

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Muslim Burial Ground Peace Garden – Inaugural Commemoration Service 16th July 2017

Last Sunday I was an invited guest at the Inaugural Commemoration Service of the Muslim Burial Ground Peace Garden on Horsell Common, Woking, and there follows a photographic record of the afternoon.

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Leatherhead Royal British Legion

My vote for the most uninteresting post in the five years of this site (if you have any other contenders I really don’t want to hear about them!).  And they’ve moved since I took this shot anyway!

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Valentine Joe Strudwick

This is Essex Farm Cemetery, just to the north of Ieper (Ypres).  It is a famous, and well-visited cemetery, for a number of reasons, not least that it was here that the poet John McCrae penned his ‘In Flanders Fields’ … Continue reading

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The Opening Ceremony of the Muslim Burial Ground Peace Garden

I was privileged to be invited to the opening ceremony of the Muslim Burial Ground Peace Garden on Horsell Common today.

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