Archive for the tag 'War Memorial'

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
John 15:13 (KJV)

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 18th 2018

Despite our best intentions we didn’t manage to cross the road from the Collingwood arms to visit the Church of St Helen.

We had also intended to get a closer look of the War Memorial, also just across the road from the Collingwood arms…

St Helens’ church is on my list for my next visit to the [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 3rd 2018

On my recent journey to Glansevern Hall Gardens I noticed a monument on the top of hill, it was neatly framed by trees that reminded me of soldiers marching. Whilst walking around the garden I spotted the hill and the monument again and was able to zoom in close with my camera.

The County War Memorial [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 7th 2016

Situated in Martyr’s Square next to Levuen railway station is the Peace Monument which was ¬†constructed in 1925 in remembrance of the victims of WWI.

In August 1914 the German troops burned down a large part of the old city centre, including the university library and the roof of the Saint Peter’s Church. Besides that, the [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 19th 2015

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VE Day

Today is the 70th anniversary of VE Day, the public holiday that was celebrated in Britain on 8th May 1945 marking the end of WWII. As a sign of respect a two minute silence was observed at my place of work.

Huge crowds gathered in London on the following day. At 3pm Churchill made a radio [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on May 8th 2015

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