Category Archives: Headstones

‘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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A Question of Headstones

The white Portland Stone British military headstone that can be seen in CWGC cemeteries across Europe and elsewhere has entered iconic architectural status, not least because of the genius of the simple curvature to the top of each headstone.  I … Continue reading

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