Sunday, November 11, 2012

11/11 Lest we forget

                                                                                                                                  

                                  They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
                          Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
                          At the going down of the sun and in the morning
                          We will remember them.


                           Laurence Binyan, For the Fallen                                                                                                        



 Sergeant Thomas William Saunders 1895 - 1917

My Great Uncle


3 comments:

  1. Thank you, Tilly. He was just a year older than my boy. It doesn't bear thinking about, does it?

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  2. This was lovely, and sad. My maiden name is Sanders and I sometimes wonder if a distant relative changed it from Saunders after crossing the pond. I should delve into this.

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