St Woolos Cemetery, Newport 19 July 2016

Military Graves & Memorials

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  • Priory Church of SS Peter & Paul, Church Road, Leominster 19 October 2016

    One of many who died in the years following the Armistice, from wounds, ill health, gassing, etc. A Benedictine priory was established here in the 13th Century, but there was an Anglo Saxon monastery here in the 7th Century. In 1539 the main monastic bui…

  • Priory Church of SS Peter & Paul, Church Road, Leominster 19 October 2016

    The only CWGC stone in the churchyard. Driver Willett is also commemorated by an adjacent family stone which further qualifies him as TA from 1939-1943. A Benedictine priory was established here in the 13th Century, but there was an Anglo Saxon monastery…

  • St John's, Abbey Road, Llangollen 13 September 2016

    I first came across the practice of placing little stones on graves at Belsen; I see it a lot more these days. St John's was opened in 1858 as a chapel for burials at the new cemetery Mynwent y Ddol (Meadow Cemetery). Later in the 19th Century, after S…


  • War Memorial Area, Pinsley Road, Leominster 19 October 2016

    These benches started appearing in 2014, the centenary of the start of WW1. Nearby is a litter bin to match.

  • War Memorial Area, Leominster 19 October 2016

    In 2014, benches similar to this started appearing to mark the centenary of the start of WW1. This is the first bin I have seen; there is a matching bench nearby.

  • Holy Trinity, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran 16 October 2016

    I photographed this grave in 2011. On visiting the churchyard today I noted that the CWGC has renewed the stone as part of their rolling updating programme.


  • St John's, Abbey Road, Llangollen 13 September 2016

    At the age of 45 I doubt he was in a rifle company. St John's was opened in 1858 as a chapel for burials at the new cemetery Mynwent y Ddol (Meadow Cemetery). Later in the 19th Century, after St Collen's adopted English language services, it became a c…

  • St John's, Abbey Road, Llangollen 13 September 2016

    Another fusilier, another casualty. St John's was opened in 1858 as a chapel for burials at the new cemetery Mynwent y Ddol (Meadow Cemetery). Later in the 19th Century, after St Collen's adopted English language services, it became a church for those…

  • St John's, Abbey Road, Llangollen 13 September 2016

    A WW1 sapper followed thirty six years later by his wife. St John's was opened in 1858 as a chapel for burials at the new cemetery Mynwent y Ddol (Meadow Cemetery). Later in the 19th Century, after St Collen's adopted English language services, it beca…


  • War Memorial, Castle Street, Caerphilly 12 October 2016

    The 1914-1919 plaque on the war memorial, dedicated in 1922. The 1939-1945 plaque records all the townspeople, military and civilian, who died in WW2; currently this plaque is absent. Another, small, plaque lists two soldiers who died in Northern Ireland…

  • War Memorial, Castle Street, Caerphilly 12 October 2016

    The post WW2 plaque for servicemen who died in Northern Ireland and the Cyprus Emergency on the war memorial, dedicated in 1922. One plaque commemorates the men who died in WW1, another all the townspeople, military and civilian, who died in WW2; currentl…

  • War Memorial, Castle Street, Caerphilly 12 October 2016

    Set against the dramatic backdrop of Caerphilly Castle, the war memorial, dedicated in 1922. One plaque commemorates the men who died in WW1, another all the townspeople, military and civilian, who died in WW2; currently this plaque is absent. Another, sm…


  • War Memorial, Castle Street, Caerphilly 12 October 2016

    The small square which houses the war memorial, dedicated in 1922. One plaque commemorates the men who died in WW1, another all the townspeople, military and civilian, who died in WW2; currently this plaque is absent. Another, small, plaque lists two sold…

  • St Leonard's Burial Ground, Corve Street, Ludlow, Shropshire 7 September 2016

    Private Millichamp of the county regiment. A new graveyard became necessary after that of St Laurence's became full, this burial ground being donated by the Clive family in 1824. St Leonard's became full during WW1, by which time a new borough cemetery h…

  • St Leonard's Burial Ground, Corve Street, Ludlow, Shropshire 7 September 2016

    Another casualty after the Armistice. A new graveyard became necessary after that of St Laurence's became full, this burial ground being donated by the Clive family in 1824. St Leonard's became full during WW1, by which time a new borough cemetery had b…


  • St Leonard's Burial Ground, Corve Street, Ludlow, Shropshire 7 September 2016

    Lieutenant Henry Vashon Baker, late Royal Navy. A new graveyard became necessary after that of St Laurence's became full, this burial ground being donated by the Clive family in 1824. St Leonard's became full during WW1, by which time a new borough cemet…

  • Boer War Memorial, Oystermouth Road, Swansea 5 October 2016

    The Boer War memorial opposite Swansea RFC ground. The standing figure is wearing a slouch hat, very popular with Volunteer Units at this time. The memorial features two panels for the fallen, each prefixed with "Lest We Forget", with one qualified as "Di…

  • Boer War Memorial, Oystermouth Road, Swansea 5 October 2016

    The Boer War memorial opposite Swansea RFC ground. The standing figure is wearing a slouch hat, very popular with Volunteer Units at this time. The memorial features two panels for the fallen, each prefixed with "Lest We Forget", with one qualified as "Di…


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