Category Archives: Headstones

Arras – ‘The CWGC Experience’

A quick trip back to Arras for an even quicker look at the home of the CWGC.

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British Military Headstones – Personal Inscriptions No. 5

Time to continue our occasional series of posts featuring some of the personal inscriptions found on British headstones in cemeteries on the Western Front.

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British Military Headstones – Personal Inscriptions No. 4

One final group of headstone inscriptions, for the moment, although I’ll show you some at a future date.

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British Military Headstones – Personal Inscriptions No. 3

Mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers. 

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British Military Headstones – Personal Inscriptions No. 2

The second in our sometime series looking at the personal inscriptions inscribed on headstones in British military cemeteries, this post features forty four epitaphs, the majority on the theme of remembrance. 

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British Military Headstones – Personal Inscriptions No. 1

There is one aspect of British military headstones that we have yet to consider, and that is the personal inscriptions sometimes to be found at their base.  The majority of headstones have no personal inscription, but a significant number do, … Continue reading

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British Military Headstones – The Rareties Part Three: A Question of Crosses & Other Variations

We near the end of this series of posts with a look at some of the less common headstones, or groups of headstones, all marking the graves of identified men, that you might find on your travels among the British … Continue reading

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