SU8228 : St Luke Milland: CWGC grave (c)

taken 1 year ago, near to Langley, West Sussex, Great Britain

St Luke Milland: CWGC grave (c)
St Luke Milland: CWGC grave (c)
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CWGC gravestone
These gravestones are all of a uniform size- an admiral's is the same as a seaman's. While most are Portland Stone, other materials such as granite are sometimes used. Although the vast majority are for service personnel, civilians killed in the service of their country are also commemorated. At the top of the stone is a crest. Below this are individual details: for example name, rank, decorations, regiment, death date and age at death. A religious icon may be placed beneath these; and below that an approved text of up to 66 letters. Visitors are often puzzled that the number of CWGC graves they can see does not tally with the number shown on the web site - this is because some families chose to have their own size and shape of tombstone.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 8251 2825 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.8610N 0:49.4593W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 8252 2824
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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