Field Marshall Earl Alexander of Tunis

Field Marshall Earl Alexander of Tunis

Military commander. Born London of Anglo-Irish descent. Served in both world wars. A keen artist (painter and sculptor) as well as a excellent sportsman. We note this because these two attributes a...

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Canada

1 memorial
Anglo-Canadian friendship

Anglo-Canadian friendship

The plaque actually commemorated just the friendship between the people of Ottawa and the people of Holborn but this seemed a bit narrow so we have broadened the scope of the rapport.

Concept, Community / Clubs, Canada

1 memorial
John Richard Archer

John Richard Archer

Political activist. Born at 3 Blake Street, Liverpool. He travelled the world as a seaman, living in Canada and the USA, before eventually settling in Battersea, where he opened a photographic stud...

Person, Photography, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Canada, USA

2 memorials
Princess Louise Duchess of Argyll

Princess Louise Duchess of Argyll

Born at Buckingham Palace, sixth child of Queen Victoria. Was a talented sculptress taught, and possibly more, by Joseph Boehm. In 1871 caused a stir by marrying John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, M...

Person, Royalty, Sculpture, Canada

9 memorials
Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain

Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain

The Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (AUGB) is the largest representative body for Ukrainians and those of Ukrainian descent in the UK. It exists to develop, promote and support the inter...

Group, War Memorial WW2, Canada, Ukraine

1 memorial
Frederick Austin

Frederick Austin

Flight Sergeant Frederick Carleton Austin was born on 22 August 1918 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, the younger child of Captain John Buchanan Austin (1886-1918) and Erminie Idah Buchanan née Calvin (189...

War dead, War Memorial WW2, Canada, USA

1 memorial
Mychael Barratt

Mychael Barratt

Painter and printmaker.  Born Canada c.1960.  Based in London since 1984.  Personal website.

Person, Art, Canada

1 memorial
Duane Beeson

Duane Beeson

Lieutenant Colonel Duane Willard Beeson was born on 16 July 1921 in Boise, Idaho, USA, the son of Carl Beeson (1889-1964) and Zelda K. Beeson née Parsons (1891-1987). Our Picture Source and his Wi...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, Canada, USA

1 memorial
F/O Kendall Bell Begbie, RCAF

F/O Kendall Bell Begbie, RCAF

From Riverside, Ontario, Canada.  Aged 26.  Burried in the Warriston Crematorium, Edinburgh.

War dead, War Memorial WW2, Canada

1 memorial
Rowland Bourke, VC

Rowland Bourke, VC

Soldier. Born Rowland Richard Louis in Chelsea. He moved to Canada in 1902 where he worked as a miner and fruit grower before returning to Britain. In 1916 he enlisted in the Royal Naval Volunteer ...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1, Canada

1 memorial
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