Tag Archives: First World War

Retrospective: South African Scottish Memorial in Brixton Cemetery

This memorial to the South African Scottish Regiment used to appear on the local map books but I was never able to find it. It appears as if it had been damaged by a contractor and the remains were dumped … Continue reading

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11 November

Today we commemorate the end of the First World War. On the 11th hour, of the 11th day of 1918 the guns fell silent….  And while the guns fell silent the reverberations of the conflict did not and consequently we … Continue reading

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