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I complained last summer that nothing ever happened to us.

Oct 23rd, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized
Oct 9th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

In the 1920’s the War Graves Commission designed new graveyards for the fallen and many remains were re-interred. I assume this is what happened to Eric as he died in a Casualty Clearing station after being shot by a sniper. The war graves commission decided on the slab deign as a standard marker for all […]

Oct 8th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

This is the first grave which is made of a simple wooden cross. No idea who took it but probably a comrade or Commanding Officer who then sent it to the family. I found it in an old album and was not aware of the existence of the grave as I had visited the war […]

Oct 8th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized
Oct 6th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Transcript of Eric’s letter 22.2.17 Dear Roy, Thanks for your letter. Here I am in a village billeted up with four other officers while the Batt are in the trenches, they do not send all the officers into the line at once and it is my luck to be out there this time. It is […]

Oct 6th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized
Oct 5th, 2015 | Filed under The Family in WW2, Uncategorized