Friday, 14 December 2012

Private W.G.Robinson


Last week I went round St Nicolas Church in Britwell Salome which is not far from where I live in Oxfordshire. After visiting the church for some internal photo's I had a wander round the churchyard and as usual look for interesting graves and headstones. I always keep an eye out for war graves which I take a photo of in case some one sees I have been to the place and asks about getting a photo of a relatives grave Private W.G.Robinson grave was in the churchyard and the only war grave I could see there so I took it for the record. On getting home I resized the photos ready for uploading to Geograph, It was while uploading them  I noticed the date on the headstone I feel I have to do him the honor of remembering him today on the 95th anniversary of his death. RIP


37411 Private W.G.Robinson Royal Berkshire Regiment 14th December 1917 Age 33
Was married to  Gladys Ellen Robinson in Watlington.

6 comments:

  1. Such sacrifice.

    Thank you for linking up with Cemetery Sunday.

    Beneath Thy Feet

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  2. I have started taking photos of these veterans graves and have become interested in the different designs above the name. I love synchronicity like this.

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  3. The design as you called it is the regiment crest, the one in the photo is the Royal Berkshire Regiment. This one in the link is Canadian
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/spuduka/8146003920/in/set-72157627944073189
    But this one is one of mu favorites
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/spuduka/8145977955/sizes/z/in/set-72157627944073189/

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  4. sorry, if I sounded disrespectful re the crests. I didn't mean to be, but I should have put more thought into what I wrote before hitting publish.

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  5. No worry you were not, I could not think how to phrase the reply.

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  6. How interesting that you found this marker on this particular date! Thanks very much for sharing this on Taphophile Tragics. :)

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