Cold War Warrior's photos with the St Edward's

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
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 dated 1910 and 1906.

Until after W…
Added on August 29, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
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 dated 1910 and 1906.
Added on August 29, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016)
A schoolmaster remembered.

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 dated 1…
Added on August 29, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
A very crisp stone with traditional symbols of a weeping willow and a sarcophagus.

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 h…
Added on August 29, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
A tragic stone commemorating the death of a young man who laid down his life in an attempt to save others.

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…
Added on August 29, 2016

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

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…
Added on August 28, 2016

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

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…
Added on August 28, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
A grave which surprised me, an apparently Arabic colonel; presumably a Christian?

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 hat…
Added on August 20, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
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 dated 1910 and 1906.
Added on August 20, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
Lieutenant Commander Symons died whilst serving at HMS Osprey, part of the Portland Naval Base, and involved in the assessment of anti-submarine warfare helicopters.

St Edward's was built in about 1430, on a religious site dating back to Saxon times. Th…
Added on August 20, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
Appropriate for Devon, a sailor's grave.

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 chur…
Added on August 19, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
The grave of Ronald Nicholson. He had served with D Squadron 22 SAS, and died after leaving the army.

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…
Added on August 19, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
A 1910 extension at the rear of the church.

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 c…
Added on August 19, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
A winged lion gargoyle on the 1906 extension. Presumably leading waste water from inside the building, the pipe is plumbed in to the down-pipe. In Christian symbology, a winged lion is the symbol of St Mark.

St Edward's was built in about 1430, on a reli…
Added on August 19, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
A 1906 extension to the church.

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 da…
Added on August 19, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
Weather cock and flag of St George on the tower of the church.

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.…
Added on August 19, 2016

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

St Edward's, Church Hill, Eggbuckland, Plymouth 16 August 2016
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 dated 1910 and 1906.
Added on August 19, 2016