Growing Remembrance

The story of the inspiration for, establishment and evolution of the National Memorial Arboretum is a fascinating one. Sited at Alrewas, … [Read more...]

Cecil Taylor Martin RN – Silloth

Remembered with a simple brass plaque in Silloth is a young man called Cecil Taylor Martin. He was killed, aged just 17 years old, in the First World … [Read more...]

French assistance required

We have a request from one of our readers asking for some assistance. He is trying to obtain a photograph of a grave at St. Sever Cemetary … [Read more...]

Remembering Fromelles

In 2008 a number of burial pits dating from the First World War were identified at Fromelles in northern France. Archaeologists began to … [Read more...]

Rickerby War Memorial, Carlisle

Situated to the North of Carlisle City centre is Rickerby Park, purchased shortly after World War I as a memorial to the fallen. Rickerby Park, … [Read more...]

Pte. Lewis Leiser

Nineteen year old Private Lewis Leiser of The Royal Pioneer Corps is buried at Arthuret church, Cumbria. The Royal Pioneer Corps was raised on … [Read more...]

Shap Air Crash Anniversary

On the 22nd October 2009, an RAF Hawk jet crashed in the small village of Shap in Cumbria. Nearby houses were damaged and the two crewmen lost their … [Read more...]

Maj.-Gen. Sir George Frederick Johnson

Maj.-Gen. Sir George Frederick Johnson is buried in his local graveyard of St Mary's church, Walton, Brampton, Cumbria. Decorated with the … [Read more...]

Cumbrian War Memorials

Whilst researching a family tree, we came across The Cumbrian War Memorials blog site... an amazing labour of love and an absolute must visit, for … [Read more...]

War Graves Photographic Project

The aim of The War Graves Photographic Project is to photograph every war grave, individual memorial, MoD grave, and family memorial of serving … [Read more...]