Tag Archives: Hampshire

Air Transport Auxiliary Monument

This gem we spotted one day while in the area of Hamble-Le-Rice, and I was amazed that it was still in place. I was entranced by that Spitfire that I forgot to photograph the whole memorial. Fortunately I did manage … Continue reading

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Resurgam. Gosport

Gosport is the home of the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, and it is really a wonderful way to get a glimpse at the men and machines that are associated with submarines. The submarine service by its very nature, was a … Continue reading

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Minstead Village Green War Memorial

I passed through the village of Minstead in 2013 with my landlord, and I grabbed a few photographs along the way. One of the places we paused at was the Village Green where there is a Memorial Cross in commemoration … Continue reading

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Havant War Memorial

Probably one of the more frustrating War Memorials I have photographed in ages. I was in the area for a job interview so did not have my camera, but used my phone instead, but the sun was just in the … Continue reading

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Sherfield-Upon-Loddon War Memorial

This was a surprise discovery that I made while I was on my way to photograph CWGC graves at St Leonards Church in Sherfield-Upon-Loddon. The memorial may be found at Google Earth co-ordinates: 51.314562°, -1.026138° © DRW 2015 – 2018. … Continue reading

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Hook War Memorial

The War Memorial in the village of Hook, may be found on the traffic island between London and Newnham Roads just outside Hook. at Google Earth co-ordinates  51.280389°  -0.968156° The memorial is inscribed: AD 1920 This Stone of Remembrance was … Continue reading

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Bill Targett Steam Rally 2013

These images were taken at the Bill Targett Steam Rally which was held in Eastleigh, Hants on 18 and 19 May 2013. There were some really nice steam engines there, possibly the most I have ever seen in one place … Continue reading

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Hampshire Memorial at Winchester Cathedral, Winchester.

The second memorial at Winchester Cathedral is a memorial to the men and women of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, as well as the Hampshire Regiment, who lost their lives in both World Wars. It is an extremely comprehensive … Continue reading

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The Cenotaph in Southampton.

The Southampton Cenotaph may be found in Watts Park in Southampton city centre. It was designed by Edward Lutyens, and originally dedicated to the casualties of World War 1, and was unveiled in 1920.  The soft stone used in its … Continue reading

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War Memorial in Romsey, Hampshire

This memorial in Romsey, is situated in War Memorial Park, and is close to Romsey Abbey. I took the images almost a month after Remembrance Day and the wreaths were still present. Within the park is a World War 2 … Continue reading

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