St Woolos Cemetery, Newport 19 July 2016

Military Graves & Memorials

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  • St Michael's, Old Church Road, Betws-y-Coed 14 September 2016

    The grave of Annie Eurlys Thomas of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, a women's voluntary non-combatant corps founded in 1938 and of which the then Princess Elizabeth was a member. It became the Women's Royal Army Corps in 1949, this corps itself disband…

  • Penywaun Chapel, Waun Road, Cwmbran 25 September 2016

    Edwin may well have been serving with 1/2 Monmouthshires, which had been converted to a pioneer battalion and was in support of 29th Division at Beaumont Hamel on 1 July 1916, the first day of the Somme. Descendants of the congregation had been meeting s…

  • SS Sulien & Mael, Corwen, Denbighshire 14 September 2016

    Another "Wipers" victim. The church is built on a pagan site of worship, with missionaries establishing a church there in the 6th or 7th Century. The current church dates from the 13th Century. with 18th Century modifications and extensive 19th Century r…


  • SS Sulien & Mael, Corwen, Denbighshire 14 September 2016

    Memorial to members of the congregation who fell in both world wars. The church is built on a pagan site of worship, with missionaries establishing a church there in the 6th or 7th Century. The current church dates from the 13th Century. with 18th Centur…

  • SS Sulien & Mael, Corwen, Denbighshire 14 September 2016

    A memorial to Captain William Hans Blake RN, who "died 7 January 1874 at Cape Coast Castle, West Coast of Africa, from the effects of climate brought on by excessive exertion and exposure, when in command of the Naval Brigade while on the march to Coomass…

  • SS Sulien & Mael, Corwen, Denbighshire 14 September 2016

    The font is 11th Century, meaning it is older than the 13th Century church. The wooden cover is dedicated to the fallen of the parish in WW1. The church is built on a pagan site of worship, with missionaries establishing a church there in the 6th or 7th…


  • St Laurence's Church, Ludlow, Shropshire 7 September 2016

    A plaque dedicated to Wilfred Norman Price, born 1919, who fell in Normandy in 1944. He would have died in the fierce fighting to hold the village of Rauray, in repelling a ferocious German counter attack on 1 July. Lt Price was attested into the King's…

  • St Laurence's Church, Ludlow, Shropshire 7 September 2016

    The war memorial just inside the main entrance, commemorating the two world wars and the Korean War. St Laurence's was built by the Normans in the late 11th Century. It was rebuilt in 1199, and there are subsequent additions and alterations in the 15th C…

  • St Mary's, Church Road, Chirk 12 September 2016

    A cruel twist of irony, to die on Armistice Day although of course, in France, soldiers were being sent to die in senseless attacks right up to and just beyond, 1100 hrs, 11 November, 1918. The Grove Military Hospital had been a Fever Hospital opened in…


  • St Mary's, Church Road, Chirk 12 September 2016

    A nice thought, the planting of poppies at the grave. The church is built partly on Norman foundations with the north aisle and tower being constructed later around 1475. The roof bosses are original to the late 15th century roof.

  • St Mary's, Church Road, Chirk 12 September 2016

    Edward, serving with the Australian Imperial Force, would have been killed at the Second Battle of Bullecourt, part of an assault on the Hindenburg Line. After attacks and counter attacks, the Australians succeeded in holding on to sections of the line un…

  • St Mary's, Church Road, Chirk 12 September 2016

    The church is built partly on Norman foundations with the north aisle and tower being constructed later around 1475. The roof bosses are original to the late 15th century roof.


  • St Mary's, Church Road, Chirk 12 September 2016

    Another victim of Empire. The church is built partly on Norman foundations with the north aisle and tower being constructed later around 1475. The roof bosses are original to the late 15th century roof.

  • St Nicholas, Barton Road, Hereford 24 August 2016

    A prison governor for 23 years.

  • St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016

    The unlucky Frederick Griggs. St Edward's was built in about 1430, on a religious site dating back to Saxon times. There was further renovation in 1775 which is recorded at the time as having "been hated" by the locals. Extensions on the church are date…


  • St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016

    A lucky survivor of Bomber Command, picking up a Distinguished Flying Cross. 7 Squadron was originally formed in 1914, the last RFC squadron to be formed before WW1. At the start of WW2, it amalgamated with 16 Squadron to form 16 Operational Training Uni…

  • War Memorial, St Nicholas, Barton Road, Hereford 24 August 2016

    The war memorial at the 1841 St Nicholas Church.

  • War Memorial, St Nicholas, Barton Road, Hereford 24 August 2016

    The war memorial at the 1841 St Nicholas Church.


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