Tag Archives : memorial

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

Statement on vandalism of Michael Foot memorial

Joint statement from Councillor Ian Bowyer and Councillor Tudor Evans on vandalism of Michael Foot memorial Councillor Ian Bowyer, Leader of Plymouth City Council, and Councillor Tudor Evans, Leader of the Opposition, said: “We utterly condemn this appalling act of vandalism on this memorial to one of Plymouth’s most famous sons, Michael Foot. “The graffiti […]

Aggie Weston’s memorial gets spruced up

A special memorial at Weston Mill cemetery has been given a spruce up  – the city’s tribute to Agnes Weston. One of Plymouth’s favourite adopted daughters, Agnes Weston was buried at the cemetery with full naval honours in 1918 for her work providing a place for a home onshore for sailors. Agnes (1840 to 1918) […]