charliecochrane [userpic]

Been going round cemeteries again

April 10th, 2012 (04:41 pm)

I'm indebted to stevie_carroll for a pamphlet about war graves which informed me about the Hollybrook Memorial, which is less than ten minutes drive from where I've lived the last twenty years and I hadn't realised.

It's not as if it's small scale (1900 men remembered there, including Kitchener himself) and many of them are from the Commonwealth, like these guys from the Soth African Labour Corps who died when their troop transport went down following a collision.



It was a lovely day today, just right for taking some stunning pics:



but I rather liked this, a single anemone growing among the paving stones, a wonderful symbol of new life (and the colour of Jonty's eyes...)

Comments

Posted by: rapidess (rapidess)
Posted at: April 10th, 2012 07:13 pm (UTC)

thank you for sharing ^_^

Posted by: charliecochrane (charliecochrane)
Posted at: April 10th, 2012 08:41 pm (UTC)
ammonite

My pleasure. I think. The pictures have certainly come out very well (I'm hopeless with a camera.)

12 Read Comments