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Old 11th Aug 2010, 12:05
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Peter-RB
 
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I spent months looking for my Uncles War grave, eventually found it but no Portland stone, I sent a letter to the CWGC asking why?... it seems some long ago mix up had left him without his portland stone memorial, about 4 months later I went to lay the Poppies on his grave, and found a magnificent new,well ftted and excellently engraved Headstone, it sems the mix up had been sorted and without any forwarning the CWGC had planted the regular Portland stone on the site of my much loved Uncle, sad thing is my father his brother had gone to the big grey hanger some 10months earlier.

Now I find that I seem to have taken the mantle of stone keeper in that grave yard, for those of that ilk,... who too many in this country seem to have forgotton..! and out of family gratitude I send a small yearly donation to the CWGC

Peter R-B
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