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Charles George Bonner VC. DSC.

Charles George Bonner (29/12/1884 – 07/02/1951) was awarded the Victoria Cross for during the First World War. The Awarding of the VC was  recorded in the London Gazette of 30 October 1917, Supplement: 30363, Page: 11315 and the Citation reads: “On 8 August 1917 in the … Continue reading

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Albert Edward McKenzie. VC

Albert Edward McKenzie (23/10/1898 – 03/11/1918), was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during World War One while participating in the Zeebrugge Raid on 22/23 April 1918 The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 19 July 1918, Supplement: 30807, Page: 8586, reads: “Able … Continue reading

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John Bythesea VC. CB. CIE.

John Bythesea  (15/06/1827 – 18/05/1906) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions in 1854 during the Crimean War.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 24 February 1857, Issue: 21971, Page: 653, reads: “John Bythesea, Commander. On the 9th of … 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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Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

While on a quick trip to Portsmouth I found the Naval Memorial at Southsea quite by accident but did not have a lot of time to really photograph it better than I could in the short time I had. It … Continue reading

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