Half a World Away, the Young Give Thanks by Clive
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This image (taken with concent of both teachers and parents) was taken at the St John the Evangelist Church War Graves Cemetery in Sutton Veny, Wiltshire UK, on this ANZAC Day (25 April) following a very moving church service the children from the local school all lay floral posies on each and every grave. This has been happening every year from around 1940.
There are 141 Australian soldiers and 3 Australian nurses buried here from the Great War 1914 – 1919.
The people of Sutton Viny, as people from many various parts of the UK, are very proud to remember the Aussie diggers and nurses who came to their final resting place in a land so far from home.

“LEST WE FORGET”

Comments

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 3 years ago

    How wonderful a tradition this is. Well done for this shot Clive

  • It is at that Mik, appreciate your fine compliment my friend x

    – Clive

  • JaninesWorld
    JaninesWorldalmost 3 years ago

    Now that is such a lovely sight Clive. Its wonderful to know that people all over the world and from our country are remembering our diggers.

  • It is nice to know that they are still remembered after all this time, thank you for your lovely comment my friend xx

    – Clive

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 3 years ago

    Lovely capture showing that these brave young men and women have not been laid to rest and then forgotten – you must have felt very proud to be there, Clive, watching this emotional tradition being upheld by these young children – Mattie x

  • It was a great day with a very moving service and then the young doing their bit…Thank you for your lovely compliment Mattie, appreciated xx

    – Clive

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 2 years ago

    Memorial Day 2012..

  • Thanking you so very kindly for this wonderful feature Lori, greatly appreciayed xx

    – Clive

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