Cowden – St.Mary Magdalene Church, Kent

Cowden – St.Mary Magdalene Church, Kent

William Thomas Ashby Location: St.Mary Magdalene Church, Cowden, Kent, TN8 7JE Details on cross: Carved on Cross: SOLD ASHBY 7BRW.KENT.R (On Cross-section) Cross 6.5.17 (On down section of cross) Metal GRU tags with stamped tags: 5238 PTE.W. Ashby. (First tag under...
Orford Castle museum – Suffolk

Orford Castle museum – Suffolk

Josef Obert This is not a returned cross, Josef was one of several victims of influenza at the POW camp in 1918. Location: Orford Museum, Orford Castle, Orford, Suffolk IP12 2ND Website: http://www.orfordmuseum.org.uk/ Details on Cross Hier ruht in Gott P.O.W. Josef...
Catherine’s Court – Batheaston, Somerset

Catherine’s Court – Batheaston, Somerset

Richard Neville Strutt Location: St Catherines Church Catherine’s Court Batheaston Somerset BA1 8HA Details on cross: Hard to read due to fading – on cross beam Z T (?) Strutt, on shaft 2 Lt Strutt R Scots – maybe cross beam by German and rest added...
Childrey – St Mary’s, Oxfordshire

Childrey – St Mary’s, Oxfordshire

Location: St Marys Church Town: Childrey, Vale Of White Horse County: Oxfordshire Postcode: OX12 9PQ Details on cross: GRU tag affixed to the top. Wording: RICKMAN ENGL. KAPITAINE GEF. 26.8.14 At the bottom of the cross, affixed engraved brass plaque (photo attached)...
Sending Johannes Home

Sending Johannes Home

Johannes Schutz, 9. Kompanie Landwehr-Infanterie-Regiment 383. was Killed in action on the 9th April 1917. He is buried in the concentration graves at Langemark, in the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge Cemetery in an area that would have been very familiar to...
Montrose Air Station museum – Angus

Montrose Air Station museum – Angus

John Ross Robertson (2) Location: Montrose Air Station museum Town/village: Waldron Road, Montrose County: Angus Postcode:  DD10 9BD Details on cross: Starting at the top of the shaft: Small metal GRU plate stamped with G R U, two small nails (painted): ESTARBEN...