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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...

June 22, 2017

The Friends of St.Helens Cemetery have   recorded all WW1 war graves and headstone inscriptions from Section 1 to  Section 49. If you want any information from this data email us at friendsofsthelenscemetery@gmail.com and we will send you what information we have.   

April 6, 2017

If you are not able to visit your family or loved ones grave as regularly as you would like or not able to visit at all volunteers from the Friends of St. Helens Cemetery will put flowers on the grave of your family and friends for a small donation and the cost of the flowers. 

You choose whether you want seasonal, fresh flowers, silk grave pot or posy, or bouquet/bunch of flowers.  We can provide fresh holly wreaths at Christmas time.

The flowers  will be   delivered and placed at the gravesite. At...

April 5, 2017

It took 70 years but yesterday,Monday 6th February 2017, the family of Petty Officer Alexander Nincic finally got the opportunity to pay their respects to the brave Royal Yugoslavian sailor who died whilst in the Auxilliary Military Hospital Rainhill on 2nd October 1946.

Ivana and Dubravka travelled from Belgrade, Serbia as representatives of their family.

The service was conducted by a Serbian Orthodox priest in a traditional Orthodox way.

The service was attended by The Royal Naval Association, R...

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