International

Missing names

Feb 10th, 2015 | By | Category: International

Trying to prepare a short talk for the local history society on local men who died on the Western Front, the thought occurred to look at where they died and where they were commemorated and something struck me I had never realized before. Of the forty-four who died in the Great War, thirty-five died in Belgium or France; thirteen in the former and twenty-two in the latter. Of the thirteen who fell in Belgium, seven have graves and the other six have no known burial place, their names appearing among …