On Numbers (33)

Rank, name, regiment

Embossed in memoriam

“The Great War” claimed them

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n.b. It is interesting how “The Great War” is generally thought of having ended in 1918. On this memorial the dates are clearly marked 1914 ~ 1919. The discrepancy may be due to deaths occurring in Russia, where Allied forces were sent to fight Lenin’s Bolsheviks in support of the White Russians.

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CLP 16/11/2020

Published by

Christopher Perry

Liberté, Equalité, Humanité