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Richard John Knowlton AM

Richard John Knowlton (11/05/1899 – 24/08/1981) was awarded the Albert medal for participating in the events of 14/09/1917 at Horsea Island, Portsmouth. “He was 18 years old and serving in the Royal Navy when a seaplane collided with a Poulsen … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Civilian Casualties Memorial

I always keep a look out for these Civilian Memorials because it is very easy to find the military graves in a cemetery, but not as simple to find the graves of those who were killed during the bombing of … Continue reading

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Havant War Memorial

Probably one of the more frustrating War Memorials I have photographed in ages. I was in the area for a job interview so did not have my camera, but used my phone instead, but the sun was just in the … Continue reading

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John Danagher VC

John Danagher (aka John Danaher) (25/06/1860 – 09/01/1919) was serving with Nourse’s Horse (Transvaal) during the first Boer War when he was awarded the Victoria Cross. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 14 March 1882, Issue: 25084, Page: 1130, reads: “Late … Continue reading

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Falklands War Memorial in Portsmouth

The Falklands War Memorial in Portsmouth may be found in Broad Street, near to the Square Tower in the seafront. Many Royal Navy ships sailed from this port for the Falklands, some did not return. © DRW. 2013-2018. Added to … Continue reading

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