Tag Archives : World War

Plympton Library commemorates those who died in WW1

A project to commemorate those who died in World War One comes to an end this weekend as a wave of pebbles is laid outside Plympton Library, each one dedicated to a Plympton man who lost their life in the Great War.  Over the past four years staff in the library have been researching the […]

Plymouth to commemorate 100 years since end of World War One

Plymouth will be joining the international ‘Battle’s Over’ commemoration this Remembrance Sunday, marking 100 years since the guns fell silent at the end of World War One. As well as the annual service of remembrance on Plymouth Hoe at 11am, there will be special events in the early morning and evening, linking in with commemorations […]

First World War hero honoured with new commemorative paving slab

A third commemorative paving slab dedicated to the Plymouth and Devonport-born soldiers who received the Victoria Cross for their courage during World War I was unveiled on the Hoe earlier today. The slab is in memory of George William St George Grogan, VC, CB, CMG, DSO & Bar (1 September 1875-3 January 1962) and is located near […]

Commemorative paving slab in honour of George Grogan VC