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Online Event – Lest We Forget
Tue 8th June 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm BST
Lest We Forget with Sandra Taylor
Worcestershire Memorials and their Casualties
War memorials are a familiar sight on our landscape (there are around 100,000 in the UK), located on village greens, outside churches, in schools etc. They are part of our nation’s heritage, each and every one of them demonstrating the skills of stonemasons, woodworkers, glaziers and other specialist craftsmen. With no bodies allowed to be repatriated following the War Office directive in 1915, the grieving families had no grave to visit making the war memorials the focal point for remembering loved ones and the sacrifice they made. Sandras talk is based on Worcestershire War Memorials and the casualties commemorated on them.
Sandra is a retired nurse with a lifelong passion for history and a family historian. This indirectly led her into researching names on Worcestershire war memorials, involvement in restoration projects, researching nurses who have died in conflict. She is owner researcher and administrator of www.rememberthefallen.co.uk and for the past 14 months, and a Coordinator for the CWGC’s Eyes On Hands On project. She is responsible for volunteers looking after war graves in over 1,240 cemeteries within a number of English and Welsh counties.
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All registrants will be acknowledged with joining instructions included, Registration closes at 12:00 noon the day prior. Meeting times are prompt, please allow yourself good time. “Doors Open” at 1:30 pm for 2:00 pm start.
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