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Merchant Navy Day: remembering Devoran's lost sailors

3rd September each year is Merchant Navy Day when the Red Ensign is proudly displayed in many places.

Devoran War Memorial lists several Merchant Navy casualties from WW2, including some listed on the village hall Roll of Honour as surviving throughout WW1 in the Mercantile Marine. 62 more words



Canberra, Australia’s Capital and largest inland city, is located a 3 hours drive from Sydney. Surrounded by forest, farmland and nature reserves, it’s the perfect weekend getaway destination for food and wine with a mix of history and the arts. 1,025 more words


Not-so-holy 'Holy Wars'

In his latest book, Dave Andrews contends that the ‘Jihad of Jesus is the sacred nonviolent struggle for justice.’ He identifies representations of Jihad and Jesus in both not-so-holy ‘holy wars’, and sacred non-violent struggles. 472 more words

South Wraxall war memorial to be unveiled on Remembrance Sunday, November 8th

From the South Wraxall War Memorial Group:

We are pleased to confirm that our effort to build a war memorial for the village is now moving forward at an increased pace, having at last received notification from the quarry that a suitable piece of stone has been found.  57 more words

South Wraxall News

Remembering VJ Day 70 years on ...

Remembering VJ Day 70 years on 15 August 2015 ..

Of the Devoran War memorial casualties from WW2, one of them Alfred Claude Brenton Sowden was lost on special operations with SOE Force 136  in the closing stages of the war in the Far East. 359 more words


Remembering Edwin Marshall of Devoran and others lost on the troopship SS Royal Edward

Remembering Edwin Marshall of Devoran and many other Cornishmen lost on the troopship Royal Edward sunk  en route to Gallipoli 13 August 1915.

The story can be found at our previous blogpost covering Edwin Marshall:  70 more words


free war photos

Free free war photos photo for free download, we have thousands of free funny photos or high resolution images(photos) or free stock photos for free download. 32 more words