St Woolos Cemetery, Newport 19 July 2016

Military Graves & Memorials

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  • Aberfan Cemetery, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    The Northumberland Fusiliers were raised in 1674 as the 4th Regiment of Foot. They were awarded the name Northumberland Fusiliers in 1782 and granted a Royal title in 1935. In 1968 they were amalgamated with the other regiments of the Fusiliers' Brigade t…

  • Aberfan Cemetery, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    "He sleeps not in his native land But 'neath a foreign sky Far from those who loved him best In a hero's grave he lies". The cemetery opened in 1877 with an extension in 1915. It is of course known today as the resting place for the majority of victims,…

  • Aberfan Cemetery, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    Later the Royal Pioneer Corps, today absorbed into the Royal Logistics Corps ("Really Large Corps"). The cemetery opened in 1877 with an extension in 1915. It is of course known today as the resting place for the majority of victims, mostly primary schoo…


  • Aberfan Cemetery, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    Gunner Sullivan is likely to have died in Ludendorff's Spring Offensive, the Germans' last throw of the dice attempt to force the Allies to an armistice before the arrival of large numbers of US troops into the war. The cemetery opened in 1877 with an ex…

  • Aberfan Cemetery, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    The Royal Munster Fusiliers was formed from former European units of the East India Company, and titled the RMF in 1881. Their depot was in Tralee, in Eire. After the partition of Ireland in 1922, regiments with recruiting catchment areas in the Irish Fre…

  • Aberfan Cemetery, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    Philip K Abley was undergoing pilot training (U/T Pilot) at RAF Montrose, No.8 Flying Training School, when he was killed in a flying accident at Kincardine in Scotland. He was flying a Master 1, bort number T38335. The Miles Master 1 was a training aircr…


  • Aberfan Cemetery, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    Later the Royal Army Service Corps, in 1968 RASC responsibilities were allocated to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps and Royal Corps of Transport. Today, transport, int. al. is the remit of the Royal Logistic Corps (aka "Really Large Corps"). The cemetery…

  • Aberfan Cemetery, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    Private William Jones of the Dorsetshire Regiment, later the Devon and Dorset Regiment, today subsumed into The Rifles. The cemetery opened in 1877 with an extension in 1915. It is of course known today as the resting place for the majority of victims, m…

  • Church of SS Mary And David, Kilpeck, Herefordshire 8 June 2016

    A framed memorial to the five dead of Kilpeck in WW1.


  • War Memorial, Castle Street, Llangollen 9 May 2016

    The WW2 Memorial on Castle Street.

  • War Memorial, Castle Street, Llangollen 9 May 2016

    The WW1 Memorial on Castle Street.

  • War Memorial, Castle Street, Llangollen 9 May 2016

    The WW2 Memorial on Castle Street.


  • War Memorial, Castle Street, Llangollen 9 May 2016

    The WW1 Memorial on Castle Street.

  • War Memorial, Castle Street, Llangollen 9 May 2016

    The WW2 Memorial on Castle Street.

  • War Memorial, Castle Street, Llangollen 9 May 2016

    The War Memorial on Castle Street.


  • 3rd VB (Welsh) Regiment Memorial, Aberfan, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    Memorial to seven volunteers drowned in. boat accident at Lavernock 1 August 1888 during the battalion summer camp. Martini-Henry rifle replicas piled and surmounted with a cypress wreath. The memorial was unveiled 30 March 1890. The cemetery opened in 1…

  • 3rd VB (Welsh) Regiment Memorial, Aberfan, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    Memorial to seven volunteers drowned in. boat accident at Lavernock 1 August 1888 during the battalion summer camp. The memorial was unveiled 30 March 1890. The cemetery opened in 1877 with an extension in 1915. It is of course known today as the restin…

  • 3rd VB (Welsh Regiment) Memorial, Aberfan Cemetery, Merthyr Vale 6 June 2016

    Memorial to seven volunteers drowned in. boat accident at Lavernock 1 August 1888 during the battalion summer camp. Martini-Henry rifle replicas piled and surmounted with a cypress wreath. The memorial was unveiled 30 March 1890. The cemetery opened in 1…


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