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Thiepval Memorial to be restored

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has announced plans to restore the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, prior to the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme in 2016. In particular, the CWGC will be addressing issues with water ingress … Continue reading

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Second lieutenant Robert Butler Nivison, 21st KRRC

Walking through Hampstead Cemetery in London this week I saw a memorial to Sir Robert Nivison, 1st Baron Glendyne of Sanduhan, his wife Jane and their son, Robert Butler. Sir Robert Nivison was a well-known banker and stockbroker, whose company, … Continue reading

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