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Roll of Honour. St John’s College, Houghton

St John’s College in Houghton has a very strong connection to the military, and there are two chapels on the premises. The larger chapel houses the Roll of Honour, whereas the Crypt Chapel has the Delville Wood Cross in it. … 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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Twyning War Memorial. Church of St Mary Magdalene

This memorial to the men of the village of Twyning in Gloucestershire may be found inside the church of St Mary Magdalene at Church End. I could not help wondering whether there was only a World War One plaque and an … Continue reading

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Gloucestershire Royal Hussars Memorial

The memorial to the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars may be found in the parking lot of Gloucester Cathedral. It features a cross on a  many sided base which has bronze reliefs depicting various actions by the Hussars and Yeomanry during both … Continue reading

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Cheltenham War Memorial

Cheltenham’s War Memorial is located outside the Municipal Offices on the Promenade, with the Long Gardens on either side. It was not an easy one to photograph either, as it is partly in shade and partly in sunlight. It was … Continue reading

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Barton Under Needwood War Memorial

The War Memorial in the village of Barton Under Needwood in Staffordshire may be found outside St James’ Parish Church. It is on a small fenced island and the bronze plaques are not easy to read. The churchyard of St … 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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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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Alrewas Village War Memorial

The War Memorial in Alrewas seems almost superfluous when the National Memorial Arboretum is relatively close by, but then the war memorial has been around much longer. A bus service runs between the village and Lichfield. The Arboretum is in … Continue reading

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