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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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John Freeman VC.

John Freeman (1833 – 01/07/1913) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Indian Mutiny. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 December 1858, Issue: 22212, Page: 5517, reads: “9th Lancers. Private J. Freeman Date of Act of Bravery, 10th October, … Continue reading

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