Category Archives: ROH

Commando Winners of the Victoria Cross

The Commando Winners of the Victoria Cross Plaque may be found at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. Lt Col Geoffrey Keyes VC, MC. Lt Col Charles Newman VC Sgt Thomas Durrant VC Maj Patrick Porteus VC L/Cpl Henry Harden … Continue reading

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Gloucester Post Office War Memorial

On Friday 12/01/2018 I went through to Gloucester to do some business at the post office, and as I was leaving I spotted a war memorial inside the post office. Fortunately I had my camera with and got permission to … Continue reading

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Stoke Newington Civilian War Dead Memorial

The Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington Civilian War Dead Memorial may be found in Abney Park Cemetery in London (Google Earth co-ordinates: 51.564451°, -0.077899°). The legibility of the memorial is poor though, with letters missing from the main inscription. The … Continue reading

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The Gloucesters Memorial in Cheltenham

One of the more poignant memorials to the casualties of the First World War may be found within Prestbury Cemetery in Cheltenham.  Passing through the gates of the cemetery, on the right hand side is the Gloucesters Memorial and Crosses. … Continue reading

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Tewkesbury War Memorial

The War Memorial in Tewkesbury is situated on an island that sits at the intersection of Barton Str, Church Str,  and High Street. Google Earth co-ordinates are 51°59’32.75″N,   2° 9’27.29″W. This position also makes it very difficult to photograph because … Continue reading

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St Saviours Lewisham War Memorial

These two plaques are on the outside of  St Saviour, St John the Baptist and St John the Evangelist Catholic Church  in Lewisham. (Google Earth Co-ordinates:  51.460167°  -0.011005°.  stsaviourslewisham.org.uk) Unfortunately I could not get proper images of the church, and … Continue reading

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Lambeth Borough Council Memorial

This World War 1 Memorial is affixed to the side of the Lambeth Town Hall in Brixton and faces onto Brixton Hill. Google Earth co-ordinates: 51.460669°, -0.116321° © DRW 2013-2018. Created 29/04/2015

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Sutton Coldfield War Memorial

Sutton Coldfield War Memorial may be found at Google Earth co-ordinates 52.566082°, -1.824315°. It stands on a traffic circle close to the town hall and is a very impressive memorial. It was unveiled on 01 November 1922, and consists of … Continue reading

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The Hall of Memory, Birmingham

The major War Memorial in Birmingham is the Hall of Memory. I visited it on 10 April 2014, and it was a very pretty structure, although I do expect many people have very little idea of what it is or … Continue reading

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East Cowes Civilian Bombing Casualty Memorial

I found this memorial in Kingston cemetery, in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. It commemorates the civilians who were buried in the cemetery who were killed in the bombing of Cowes. When I was visiting Cowes, I went … Continue reading

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