Coldstream – Anton’s Hill Cemetery, Berwickshire

Coldstream – Anton’s Hill Cemetery, Berwickshire

Martin Hunter Location: Anton’s Hill Cemetery Coldstream, Near Leitholm, Berwickshire TD12 4JD (Approx) Details on cross: Examination of the cross seems to show that three GRU plates were once present. At the top of the shaft two nail holes and a “shadow” where a...
Granby – All Saints, Nottinghamshire

Granby – All Saints, Nottinghamshire

George GOODACRE All Saints Church Granby Nottinghamshire NG13 9PQ Position: In front of window on window sill, high up on south wall, opposite entrance Details on cross: GRU 3/E 12 211 56. PTE. G. GOODACRE 8/K. O.Y.L.I. 12-9-15 Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags,...
Welborne – All saints, Norfolk

Welborne – All saints, Norfolk

Geoffrey Barham Johnson Location: All Saints Church Lane, Welborne, Norfolk, NR20 3LN Details on Cross: IN MEMORY OF CAPTAIN G. B. JOHNSON 7th BATT. NORFOLK REGT. KILLED IN ACTION 22.11.15 RIP Text type: Hand-painted text. Cross dimensions Shaft Height:1670mm Width of...
Project update – Isle of Wight to the Isle of Skye

Project update – Isle of Wight to the Isle of Skye

We’ve all been busy it would seem. We’ve had a lot of surveys and reports sent in and also a lot of photos. I should make it clear I guess at this point that we don’t mind at all if people don’t fill in a complete report, anything that helps is...
Grasmere – St. Oswald’s, Cumbria

Grasmere – St. Oswald’s, Cumbria

William Warwick Peascod Location: St. Oswald’s, Church Stile, Grasmere, LA9 6LP Cumbria Details on cross: Killed In Action Pte. W.W. Peascod 25261 Border Regt 5.11.17 Border Regt Badge Age 19 Text type: GRU Tag at top of cross painted over. Text is hand  painted in...
Merrow – St John The Baptist, Guildford, Surrey

Merrow – St John The Baptist, Guildford, Surrey

Ronnie Pease Location: St John The Baptist Merrow, Guildford Surrey GU4 7AA Details on cross: In Memory of LIEUT.R.H.P.PEASE 1st Battn Coldstream GDS Killed In Action 15-9-1916 Text type: Writing is in raised black lettering, and is on the square plate, shaft and...
Bangor Cathedral – Gwynedd

Bangor Cathedral – Gwynedd

Bangor cathedral church has a very long history dating back to the foundation of Deniol’s cell in the sixth century. It suffered at the hands of the Vikings and the English. It still stands and has it’s own cross from the Battlefields of the First World...
Ranmore – St Barnabus, Surrey

Ranmore – St Barnabus, Surrey

A curious pair of crosses both for the same man. Henry Cubitt Cross 1 Location: St Barnabas Ranmore Surrey RH5 6SP Details on cross: Captain H. A. Cubitt 3rd.Bn. Coldstream Guards Killed in Action 15.9.16 Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): Text is carved...
Harefield, St Mary, Uxbridge, London.

Harefield, St Mary, Uxbridge, London.

J Montague Location Countess Close Harefield, Uxbridge UB9 6DL Details on cross: 1.F.9 5281 PTE. J. MONTAGUE 9TH ROYAL FUSILIERS 30-6-17 Text type: GRU tags Cross dimensions Currently Unknown – appears to be a standard British Army Cross. Other information: Currently...