Category Archives: war memorials

Visiting the Postal Museum, London

A while since I have ventured into the capital but a group of us joined a coach trip at the weekend to visit the Postal Museum ( This proved to be worth the journey and there is certainly plenty to … Continue reading

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Grave Markers from The Great War

World War One Grave Markers Watching a local news report on soldiers from a local village who lost their lives at Passchendaele which included scenes from inside the church I spotted several Grave Markers from the Great War. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Gathering material

Several more items have been written for my personal filler-writing challenge but as yet not submitted as I have not had access to the internet for the past couple of days. I have, however, been able to get out and … Continue reading

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Thankful Villages

One of the most fascinating topics I have researched over time has been the so called Thankful Villages, communities where all those who went off to the Great War returned safely albeit mentally and/or physically scarred. I have an article … Continue reading

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Restoring War memorials

Passing through a local village a couple of weeks ago I saw two workmen busy cleaning the war memorial ahead of Remembrance Day. When finished, the stone, which had become covered with moss and lichen and had blended into the … Continue reading

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