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Merchant Navy Memorials, Liverpool

The Merchant Navy Memorials in Liverpool are situated on the waterfront facing the Mersey and the Birkenhead side of the river bank.  The city played an important role in the Battle of the Atlantic as Western Approaches Command was based … Continue reading

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The Old Contemptibles Plaque (Southampton)

In my meanderings around cemeteries in the UK I sometimes encounter plaques on the graves of the “Old Contemptibles”. Unfortunately they are not that easy to research because it is easier to research a soldier that died in the war … Continue reading

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Lichfield Garden of Remembrance

I was quite surprised to find the Garden of Remembrance in Lichfield, considering I was not looking for it in the first place. The War Memorial was designed by Charles Edward Bateman, and the garden was opened on 20 October … Continue reading

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