Ayr Cemetery – Ayrshire

Ayr Cemetery – Ayrshire

JAMES WILSON CRAIG Location: Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Ayrshire. Details on Cross: PILOT OFFICER J. W CRAIG ROYAL AIR FORCE (VR) ??-7-42 Standard RAF late version marker. This is a native made cross, James is buried in the cemetery. Service Number 118685 Died 16/07/1942 Aged...
Darenth, St Margaret of Antioch, Kent

Darenth, St Margaret of Antioch, Kent

Unknown British Soldier St Margaret of Anioch, Darenth Hill, Darenth, Kent DA2 7QY Cross is outside the church on the war memorial, mounted on a more modern wooden cross. There is a stone plaque which confirms the identity of this. The cross was orignally inlaid in a...
Private – Ackworth, West Yorkshire

Private – Ackworth, West Yorkshire

A Asquith Location address:Ackworth, West Yorkshire This is in private hands of the family and has never been displayed.   Details on cross: GRU 241993 Pte A Asquith (this is incorrect should be Pte H Asquith) 9 H.L.I. 12.10.18 Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags,...
The Somersets 1914 – 1917 – a story in 3 markers

The Somersets 1914 – 1917 – a story in 3 markers

The 1st Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, or The Somersets, as they were commonly known, were an Old Contemptible Battalion that were present at most of the significant events on the Western Front but who seem to have left behind few reminders of their time there....
Weeting, St Mary’s Church, Norfolk

Weeting, St Mary’s Church, Norfolk

Victor Malt Location: St Mary’s Church, Weeting, Norfolk, IP27 0QY Details on cross: Illegible GRU tag at top of shaft, with very faint painted KSLI badge beneath. Diamond shaped metal plate with painted legend Aucto splendore resurgo. In memory of 11648 Sgt V Malt MM...