SU7740 : Monty's grave

near to Binsted, Hampshire, Great Britain

Monty's grave
Monty's grave
This is the grave of Field Marshal Montgomery of Alamein, "Monty", in Binsted churchyard. It was taken a few days after Remembrance Sunday when these wreaths would have been laid. For context see SU7740 : Binsted churchyard and for a link to further information about the battle for which he is famous see SU3649 : Enham offices, Enham Alamein, Hants
The full inscription reads:
BERNARD LAW
1ST VISCOUNT
MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN
K.G. G.C.B. D.S.O.
FIELD MARSHAL
17 NOVEMBER 1887
24 MARCH 1976
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year taken
2007
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Sunday, 25 November, 2007   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 25 November, 2007
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 770 409 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.7464N 0:53.9695W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 770 409
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