A quick review
Over the 7 tours
The 3 VC holders were mentioned as were
The two 14 year boy soldier and the 16 year old boy soldier
the unknown soldier buried there
The Spitfire, Hurricane, and Halifax pilots
The U boat crew and the German legion grave
Australian, Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, South African graves
The Battle Damage on some of the graves
The Victorian Novelist
The soldiers who died in a minefield
Blown up in a demonstration of how an anti tank grenade functions.
The Soldier killed in Northern Ireland
The little girl girl killed in WW2
The American soldier who was buried there
The Belgian buried there
The French who were also buried there
The oldest Memorials
The wooden Victorian Grave marker
The direction of Graves and the possibility two that might not face East
Why some of the cemetery is pristine the rest you could use as a training ground for jungle warfare
The Malayan Emergency
The two pilots that collided in mid air.
The Visit of the Royal Canadian Air Force
Debunked the “They marched down the Road of Remembrance” myth perpetuated by Step Short. (American Army Units did, Canadian Units did not)
Where soldiers stood and remembered on the Road of remembrance -its still there.
The oldest memorials
and the question was posed “Is there something in the soil of cemeteries that makes the blackberries taste so good?