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Uley War Memorial

The war memorial in Uley is an interesting one as the stone cross on the church lawn is dedicated only to 'the men of this parish' and bears no individual names. The names of the 20 Uley fallen, as well as 13 from the…

Sharpness War Memorial

Sharpness Docks - date unknown (photo source) The village of Sharpness on the banks of the River Severn is dominated by the docks which connect the Bristol Channel with the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal. The dock grew in sig…

First World War Tour of Gloucester Cathedral

As the religious centre of the county, Gloucester Cathedral holds many interesting memorials to the First World War, including the Gloucestershire regimental chapel. With a history that stretches back a thousand years the cath…

Cam War Memorial

In the immediate aftermath of the Armistice, proposals were suggested by Cam Parish Council for a war memorial on the top of Cam Peak. A tower was suggested with flagpoles, to be made of white Portland Stone, the material favoure…

Upper Cam and St. George's Church

St. George's Church in Upper Cam is the older of the two Anglican churches in Cam. It doesn't have a war memorial of its own (it is located just down the road from the main village memorial) but does have individual me…