Tag Archives: World War 1

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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Reginald Frederick Johnson Hayward VC, MC*

Captain Reginald Frederick Johnson Hayward VC was the son of stockbreeder Frederick and Gertrude Hayward. He was born on 17 June 1891 at the Beersheba Mission Station near Swartruggens, East Griqualand, and was educated at Hilton College Natal, Durban Business … Continue reading

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John Sherwood Kelly VC CMG DSO

John Sherwood Kelly (13/01/1880 – 18/08/1931) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 20 November 1917 at Marcoing, France during the Battle of Cambrai.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 January 1918, Supplement: 30471, Page: 722, reads: … Continue reading

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Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor VC, MC*, DFC, DSO

Andrew Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp-Proctor (04/09/1894 – 21/06/1921), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his  actions between 8 August 1918, and 8 October 1918 while serving with the Royal Flying Corps.   The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 29 November … Continue reading

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John Aidan Liddell VC. MC.

John Aidan Liddell (03/08/1888 – 31/08/1915) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 31 July 1915, while flying reconnaissance over Ostend–Bruges–Ghent, Belgium. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 20 August 1915, Supplement: 29272, Page: 8373, reads:  “Captain John Aidan Liddell, … Continue reading

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Northern Rhodesian Great War Memorial in Livingstone, Zambia

The photographs of this memorial were taken by “Nsapato” and feature on  Panaramio (Panoramio has been discontinued). Special thanks to James Houston-McMillan for obtaining permission and finding these images. The memorial may be found at 17° 55′ 37.09″ S, 25° … Continue reading

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The PAX Memorial in Walmer, Port Elizabeth

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Mendi Memorial at Hollybrook Cemetery in Southampton, UK

Technically this memorial is not a specific Mendi Memorial, it really  commemorates by name almost 1,900 servicemen and women of the Commonwealth land and air forces whose graves are not known, many of whom were lost in transports or other … Continue reading

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The Mendi Memorial at Avalon Cemetery in Soweto

Be quiet and calm my countrymen….. These photographs were taken on 17 December 2010 at Avalon Cemetery in Soweto. Like so many memorials in South African this one is not too well known and I have been on the hunt … Continue reading

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