Friends of St Helens Cemetery

March 22, 2018

 From St.Helens Star - Online edition Sunday 18th March 2018

THE gravestone of one of St Helens' Victoria Cross heroes has been renovated to make it a "fitting" memorial to him.

Corporal John Thomas Davies, known as 'Jack', was awarded the VC for his outstanding bravery during the First World War.

Jack, was born on September 29, 1895 in Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, but grew up in St Helens and was one of the first to volunteer for the 'St Helens Pals'.

Having already been wounded twice during the Battle of...

March 12, 2018

Friends of St Helens Cemetery

March 6 at 10:38pm · 

Congratulations to Sonia Neighbour, Bereavement Services Manager at St.Helens Crematorium and Cemetery for her article published in the Autumn 2017 issue of Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management Journal on 'Dying Matters' Open Day which was held in the Crematorium Chapel in May 2017.

The article was shortlisted for the Journal Article of the Year Competition and subsequently was awarded the prize as the article was considered to be the...

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