Category Archives: Surrey

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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Epsom & Ewell War Memorial & Epsom Cemetery

The entrance to Epsom Cemetery.  One of our regular readers (hello Morag!) commented the other day on the lack of text accompanying a recent ‘Back in Blighty’ post so, moving swiftly from the sublime to the ridiculous, or maybe the … Continue reading

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Redhill War Memorial

In anticipation.

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Redhill – St. John the Evangelist Church, Churchyard & Parish War Memorial

         

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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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