Tag Archives: Wiltshire

Swindon Railway Works Plaques

The plaques in this post were photographed at Steam. Museum of the Great Western Railroad that I visited in 2015. Unfortunately my images did not come out well, it really has to do with camera shake and long exposures associated with not … Continue reading

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George Strong VC.

George Strong (07/04/1833 – 25/08/1888) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Crimean War . The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1857, Issue: 21971, Page:657, reads: “Coldstream Guards., No. 4787 Private George Strong In September 1855, at Sevastopol, … Continue reading

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AOP Squadron Memorial, Old Sarum Airfield, Wiltshire

This small memorial to the AOP (Air Observation Post) Squadrons may be found at the Old Sarum Airfield, close to the Boscombe Down Aviation Collection. I must admit I had to look up what an AOP was before I created … Continue reading

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Chippenham War Memorial

Passing through Chippenham, Wiltshire today, I chanced up on the town War Memorial. At first I was quite sure what it was because the front (or back) does not seem anything like what a war memorial should look like. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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War Memorial in Salisbury, Wiltshire

The first time I saw this memorial in Salisbury Market Square was when I was visiting Salisbury, but I was unable to get any photographs of it due to construction work and a flea market that was on at the … Continue reading

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