Martin Nicholson's Cemetery Project

St Martin, Hereford, Herefordshire

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Located near the old Special Air Service base (now a housing estate) is St. Martin's Church, a Church with close links to 22 SAS Regiment. In a quiet corner, close to the rear of the Church is the final resting place for members of the Regiment.

Aged 106.

"Buried elsewhere in this churchyard" is an unusual addition to an inscription on a military grave..

Only a tiny proportion of military graves are for female members of the Armed Forces.

A unique design in the form of a letter bearing a postage stamp on the top right hand corner.

Joshua Rigsby "died of wounds" in 1918 but the text doesn't make in clear if this was happened when he was on active service.

Why not include Alfred's surname on his gravestone?.

A small area of the graveyard has been reserved for soldiers who served in the S.A.S.


"The brightest star burns half as long".

Hazel must have smiled when Mr Plant proposed marriage!

Aged 93 1/2 years.

Claire Christine Nicholson and Martin Piers Nicholson - Ticklerton (Shropshire) and Daventry (Northhamptonshire), United Kingdom.

This page was last updated on March 24th 2015.