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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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Bushley War Memorial

The War Memorial in the village of Bushley in Warwickshire, may be found affixed to the wall of St Peter’s Parish Church.  © DRW 2016-2018. Created 26/12/2016

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Winchcombe War Memorial

The War Memorial in Winchcombe may be found on Abbey Terrace, it commemorates those from the parishes of Winchcombe and Sudeley that lost their lives during the Two World Wars. Nearby Winchcombe Cemetery contains 12 CWGC graves. © DRW 2016-2018. … Continue reading

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Hollybrook Memorial: Southampton

The Hollybrook Memorial in Hollybrook Cemetery in Southampton, commemorates by name almost 1,900 servicemen and women of the Commonwealth land and air forces* whose graves are not known, many of whom were lost in transports or other vessels torpedoed or … 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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Streatham War Memorial

I spotted this memorial on my way to Streatham Park Cemetery one find day in 2013. Unfortunately, it was being refurbished at the time and was surrounded by a fence. It was not an unattractive memorial, and was designed Albert Toft … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

While on a quick trip to Portsmouth I found the Naval Memorial at Southsea quite by accident but did not have a lot of time to really photograph it better than I could in the short time I had. It … Continue reading

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Mendi Memorial at Hollybrook Cemetery in Southampton, UK

Technically this memorial is not a specific Mendi Memorial, it really  commemorates by name almost 1,900 servicemen and women of the Commonwealth land and air forces whose graves are not known, many of whom were lost in transports or other … Continue reading

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Bezuidenhout Valley War Memorial

**Update 11/02/2019** An article on IOL dated 29 January 2019 shows the derelict memorial had been further desecrated with red paint 2 weeks before Remembrance Day. It was still paint damaged on 14/01/2019 **Update 17/06/2018** In June 2018 I was shown … Continue reading

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