TF9123 : Whissonsett village sign (detail)

taken 5 years ago, near to Whissonsett, Norfolk, Great Britain

Whissonsett village sign (detail)
Whissonsett village sign (detail)
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Whissonsett village sign depicting Grandfather Longlegs.
Grandfather Longlegs was the nickname of Major Hugh Paul Seagrim GC DSO MBE (19091944), and was a famous leader of Karen rebels, fighting Japanese invaders in Burma during the Second World War.
The other figure is, or was his brother Derek Anthony Seagrim VC. He and his brother have the distinction of being the only siblings awarded the Victoria Cross and the George Cross, both posthumously. They were the sons of the Rector at Whissonsett.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 10 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 9190 2320 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.3369N 0:50.5988E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 9190 2319
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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