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... among the graves.
Dernacourt, Jeancourt, Grevilles. Each cemetery has its own register, for those buried and those whose names are inscribed on the memorial. We recorded our visit and the soldier searched for on Lyn's behalf. Initially I was doing a friend a favour and out of curiosity, but it soon became personal to locate each and every one.
... and a bit more time at the Australian National Memorial. Then off to the Devonshire Cemetery, Gordon Cemetery then back to Mametz Wood seeing the sun was out and hoping to get the bright colours of the Welsh Memorial. Before heading back to the campsite, pizza & beer for tea and heading off to sleep with it ...
Busy day with 15 cemeteries to visit so off and cracking...... Into Peronne Cemetery for VC - 1 then at Bancourt Cemetery found VC - 2, the Vaulx Hill Cemetery for VC - 3. Then Queant Road Cemetery I found VC - 4, then at Moeuvres Cemetery VC - 5, then Hermes Hill Cemetery for VC - 6, across the road at Hermes Cemetery for VC - 7. At Unicorn Cemetery was VC - 8 and Bellicourt was VC - 9. Seeing I only had 3 to look at it was that kind of ...
Due to this timing being when the Poms first engaged the Germans I headed up to St. Symphorien Cemetery where the first & last British soldiers to die in action are buried opposite each other by luck & also the first VC winner of the war. The Great War museum in Peronne and then back to Serre Rd cemetery to photograph the soldier from Gordon whose photo is in the museum at Villers ...
... feeling of sadness gratitude and respect. The cemetery is simple,understated, dignified & immaculately maintained we felt we owed it to the dead men to resolve to make the most of our own lives. These places can have a profound effect. First night in our camper van tonight, after pizza, cheap plonk & violet sweets. Had a stroll around the site's lake-lots of mozzies & pet goats who could maybe smell pizza on us. They should buy their ...