Tag Archive: The Old British Cemetery Kyrenia

Cyprus Veterans visit to North Cyprus November 2016

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By Derek Chilvers……….. Part 1 – Terry and Derek’s holiday including the 2016 Remembrance Service in Kyrenia and a trip to Wayne’s Keep in the Buffer Zone. Our bags were packed and we… Continue reading

Remembrance Sunday in North Cyprus 13th November 2016

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By Margaret Sheard…… Sunday 13th November was bright and sunny and on arriving at the Old British Cemetery in Girne (Kyrenia) there was a very large crowd of people who had come along… Continue reading

Lest We Forget : A tribute to the Fallen

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By Margaret Sheard…… The 13th November will be Remembrance Sunday where in many parts of the world services are held to pay respects to those who lost their lives in World War 1… Continue reading

Cyprus Rock Memorial at NMA : Looking back at its long journey

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Intro by Margaret Sheard….. Over the past year I have followed and written about the journey of the Cyprus Memorial Rock to its final resting place at The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire,… Continue reading

Remembrance Sunday at The Old British Cemetery, Kyrenia

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By Margaret Sheard…… The non-time change in North Cyprus has probably confused a lot of us and just to be sure everyone is aware of the timing for the Remembrance Service at The… Continue reading

Royal Horse Guards Cyprus Veterans – Donation to RBL Kyrenia

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Royal Horse Guards Cyprus Veterans Donation to RBL Kyrenia Branch   By Margaret Sheard…. We had the pleasure of meeting 2 veterans from the Royal Horse Guards, Les Smith and Brian Worthy, when… Continue reading

Royal Horse Guards Veterans come to Cyprus to remember their fallen comrades

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Royal Horse Guards Cyprus Veterans 1955 – 1959   By Les Smith – Royal Horse Guards Veteran…. In November 2014 it was suggested by a fellow veteran that as I am the only one with the contact… Continue reading

Remembrance Sunday in Kyrenia – 8th November 2015

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Remembrance Sunday in North Cyprus 8th November 2015 at The Old British Cemetery, Kyrenia By Margaret Sheard….. It was a reasonably warm day with sunshine for the annual Remembrance Sunday held at the… Continue reading

Sergeant Samuel McGaw – Remembrance Service at Old British Cemetery, Kyrenia

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Sgt. Samuel McGaw – 1838-1878 Remembrance service to commemorate 137 years of the death of Sergeant Samuel McGaw VC of the Black Watch Regiment   By Margaret Sheard…. Video by Chris Elliott…. A… Continue reading

Royal British Legion Kyrenia Branch events

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Royal British Legion – Kyrenia Branch events The 2014 Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal kicked off last weekend with a Poppy Walk attracting nearly 150 walkers. Organiser Rachael Lyes said: “Considering the foul… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Newman’s Farm, Kyrenia (revised edition)

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Newman’s Farm, Kyrenia (revised edition) By Margaret Sheard I developed a fascination about this place which disappeared many years ago and is now the site of the Chinese House Restaurant. A couple of… Continue reading

North Cyprus – In Town Tonight – Lara Newman

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In Town Tonight – Lara Newman By Margaret Sheard For some years I have been doing some research about Newman’s Farm which was built in 1922 on 9 donums of land bought by… Continue reading

Northern Cyprus – Cyprusscene.com – News and Feedback

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The Importance of News and Feedback By Margaret Sheard We write many articles on cyprusscene.com which are by Chris Elliott, myself and other writers from the UK and North Cyprus, who contribute their… Continue reading

Lest We Forget – Old British Cemetery, Kyrenia

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Lest We Forget By Margaret Sheard Sunday 10th November was an emotional occasion for many people throughout the world when there were Remembrance Services held in many countries when people remembered those who… Continue reading

British Army memories in Cyprus 1958-1959

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Memories of Cyprus and Absent Friends by a British ex-Serviceman By Margaret Sheard and Chris Elliott I have previously been doing research about Newman’s Farm in Kyrenia which is now the site of… Continue reading