Tag Archives: Gloucestershire

Former St Peter’s Cheltenham War Memorial

I first spotted the church from the 41 bus going to Cheltenham and was always tempted to climb out and take a closer look. The building just has the impressive look about it. However, do not be deceived because 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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Ashchurch War Memorial (Tewkesbury)

When I moved to Tewkesbury in 2015 it was inevitable that my camera lens would be on the lookout for churches, cemeteries and war memorials. The Parish Church of St Nicholas  in the village of Ashchurch being the one church closest … Continue reading

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Prestbury War Memorial

The War Memorial in the village of Prestbury, Gloucestershire may be found at  Google Earth co-ordinates 51.913794°,  -2.042938°.  The memorial has plaques commemorating men from the village that served in both World Wars. There are a total of 41 names … Continue reading

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War Memorials in Stroud

My visit to Stroud in September 2017 was somewhat of a disaster, although a number of goals were achieved. One of those goals was to photograph any war memorials that I would see on my way. Unfortunately the Stroud War … Continue reading

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War Memorials in Painswick

While attempting to visit Stroud last weekend I ended up in Painswick in Gloucestershire instead, and while I was there I photographed two War Memorials. The first was outside the parish church of Saint Mary in Painswick. The memorial is surrounded by Yew … Continue reading

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Sir Percival Scrope Marling VC CB DL

Percival Scrope Marling (06/03/1861 – 29/05/1936) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Battle of Tamai in the Sudan in 1884. The Citation reads: “For his conspicuous bravery at the Battle of Tamai, on 13th March last, in risking his … Continue reading

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James Power Carne VC, DSO

James Power Carne  (11/04/1906 – 19/04/1986) was awarded  the Victoria Cross for his actions with the Gloucestershire Regiment during the Korean War in 1951. The Citation reads: “On 22/23 April 1951 near the Imjin River, Korea, Lieutenant Colonel Carne’s battalion was … Continue reading

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Francis George Miles VC

Francis George Miles (09/07/1896 – 08/11/1961), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War at Bois-l’Évêque, Landrecies, France. The Citation reads: “On 23 October 1918 at Bois-l’Évêque, Landrecies, France, when his company was held up by a … Continue reading

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Winchcombe War Memorial

The War Memorial in Winchcombe may be found on Abbey Terrace, it commemorates those from the parishes of Winchcombe and Sudeley that lost their lives during the Two World Wars. Nearby Winchcombe Cemetery contains 12 CWGC graves. © DRW 2016-2018. … Continue reading

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