Tag Archives: World War Two

Malvern Priory War Memorial

I visited Malvern Priory on 13 September 2019 and took the following images of the War Memorial inside. The memorial may be described as :“Large wall-mounted stone tablet is flanked by stone figures of Mary with Child and crown (left) … Continue reading

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Peter Scawen Watkinson Roberts VC, DSC

Peter Scawen Watkinson Roberts  (28/07/1917 – 8/12/1979) was awarded the Victoria Cross while serving on board HM Submarine Thrasher during the Second World War, north of Crete, in the Mediterranean. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 5 June 1942, Supplement: … Continue reading

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Stoke Newington Civilian War Dead Memorial

The Metropolitan Borough of Stoke Newington Civilian War Dead Memorial may be found in Abney Park Cemetery in London (Google Earth co-ordinates: 51.564451°, -0.077899°). The legibility of the memorial is poor though, with letters missing from the main inscription. The … Continue reading

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John Patrick Kenneally VC.

John Patrick Kenneally (15/03/1921 – 27/09/2000) was awarded the Victoria Cross On 28 April 1943 at Djebel Bou Azoukaz, Tunisia. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 13 August 1943,  Supplement: 36136,  Page: 3689, reads: “No. 2722925 Lance-Corporal John Patrick Kenneally, Irish Guards … Continue reading

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Special Operations Executive Memorial in Lambeth

This memorial to the members of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) may be found along the South Bank of the Thames, close to the Lambeth Bridge and Lambeth Palace. SOE was set up in 1940 by Winston Churchill and Hugh … Continue reading

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