Author Archives: Magicfingers

‘Known Unto God’ – The Headstone of the Unknown Soldier Part Three

A selection of Scottish, Welsh & Irish headstones this post, beginning with the Scottish regiments, and three unknown men of the Black Watch. 

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‘Known unto God’ – The Headstone of the Unknown Soldier Part Two

Across the hundreds of CWGC cemeteries in Flanders and France, among the many thousands of unidentified soldiers buried within, you will frequently come across headstones marking the graves of unknown men – those pictured above from the Notts & Derby … Continue reading

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‘Known unto God’ – The Headstone of the Unknown Soldier

The oh-so-familiar headstone of the unknown soldier. 

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Another Website Update

TheBigNote has reached a bit of a milestone today.  When I unleashed this website on an unsuspecting public back in late 2010 I reckoned there might be a few people out there who would find it of interest.  It certainly … Continue reading

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Website Update Update

The largest unexploded shell I have encountered on my travels.  And your comments have returned.  Thank you Baldrick.

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Website Update

Hello boys & girls.  You may or may not have noticed, but all your comments have disappeared!  Actually, they haven’t disappeared, but it seems we have a slight glitch since the site was recently updated and the comments are failing … Continue reading

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East & West Molesey War Memorial

We’re messing about on the river today. Or next to the river.  Spot the war memorial. Private Henry Arthur Waters, Royal Sussex Regiment, killed on 12th November 1917 aged 23.  His name can be found on the Tyne Cot Memorial … Continue reading

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