Sunday, 11 November 2012
We Will Remember Them
Behind the names on memorials are stories of heroism and courage that is left unsaid by the cold pragmatism of a simple name engraved.
However away from town squares, war memorials can be found in the most unlikely of places. Shown above is one such memorial in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, which is tucked away on an anonymous housing estate - well away from the busy town centre - that I pass every day on the way to work. A tale of self sacrifice and courage that is one of many which we should remember today.
The inscription speaks for itself (click to enlarge):