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City unveils second commemorative slab in honour of First World War hero

The second of four commemorative paving slabs dedicated to Plymouth and Devonport-born soldiers who received the Victoria Cross for their courage during the First World War has been unveiled on the Hoe. The slab is located near the Plymouth War Memorial, at the junction of Citadel Road and Lockyer Street and is in memory of […]

Commemorative slab for Captain John James Crowe VC

Plymouth to commemorate Battle of the Somme centenary

Civic and military dignitaries, service personnel, veterans, school pupils and members of the public will gather on Plymouth Hoe early on Friday 1 July to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. A two-minute silence will take place at 7.30am – the time when, 100 years ago, 22 divisions of the British Army on […]


Plymouth service will commemorate First World War

A commemoration service will take place on Plymouth Hoe on Monday 4 August to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War. Organised by Plymouth City Council the service will bring together communities and visitors from across the city to commemorate the lives of those who fought and died in the First […]