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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#106 by astoness , Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:09 pm

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Lyn ,so pleased that all you effort's are now paying of, and that plaque is going to the place where it will be looked after,and those brave men will not be forgotten,be proud lyn you've done a really good job,saving it from being lost forever,and have a good day when you go to the rededication.


thanks jo its been a combined effort really...im quite sure that you will be seeing some photos on here of the day....oh and if central news turn up as planned i shall be hiding behind SB[Little LOL] ive done my bit now this will be a day for those men and their familys..


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#107 by Slow Jo , Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:11 pm

Exactly what I was thinking,but as you say lyn is no glory seeker, but at the same time ,she should get a bit of credit for what she has done ,to help achieve this ,very fitting end.


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#108 by astoness , Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:15 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #107
Exactly what I was thinking,but as you say lyn is no glory seeker, but at the same time ,she should get a bit of credit for what she has done ,to help achieve this ,very fitting end.


thank you jo i do appreciate your appreciation i can tell you now even before the day arrives i shall have a tear in my eye not just for those 7 men but also for the hundreds of thousands of others who gave the ultimate sacrifice...


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#109 by Slow Jo , Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:20 pm

I know what you mean lyn ,I was lucky my dad came home,but men are still paying the ultimate price ,and for what,greed ,religion,what?


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#110 by astoness , Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:29 pm

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I know what you mean lyn ,I was lucky my dad came home,but men are still paying the ultimate price ,and for what,greed ,religion,what?


who knows jo...my grandad was lucky he came back but was never the same..


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#111 by astoness , Fri Jul 04, 2014 6:08 am

the postmens marble plaque is now in place at the NMA and the little wooden one that will be alongside saying where they came from is being made....all systems go for the the 20th of july ..very happy [Skipping Happy]


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#112 by astoness , Fri Jul 04, 2014 11:56 am

and to put faces to two of our postal workers...

alexander leadbeater and albert sharp who we know from research left behind a wife and 8 children...


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#113 by astoness , Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:39 pm

article in mondays evening mail and last night another family member emailed me...this time it was the gt grandson of charles bull so now we have found 4 of the 7 mens rellies...

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/mid...ational-7410088


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#114 by Sheldonboy , Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:44 pm

Brilliant We are looking forward to Sunday Lyn.


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#115 by lynne webb , Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:53 pm

That's great news Lyn, hope you all have a good time on Sunday

 
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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#116 by Cleopatra , Fri Jul 18, 2014 4:03 am

Hope you have a good day and that the commemoration does justice to all your hard work.

 
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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#117 by astoness , Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:18 am

thanks cleo and lynne we are just hoping for fine weater for sunday...all told including all those who were involved in setting up the service i think round about 35 will be in attendance...charles bulls gt grandson was able to supply with a photograph of him....


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#118 by Slow Jo , Fri Jul 18, 2014 8:31 pm

Very well done lyn be proud of what your efforts have achieved,thank's to you ,and a few others these men will never be forgotten ,and take there place where they belong, with all our other war heros,who paid the ultimate price of war.


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#119 by astoness , Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:57 pm

thanks jo...its also nice to have a photo of 3 of the men as well...puts a face to some of the names...


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RE: WW1 PLAQUE FOUND AND SAVED

#120 by Cleopatra , Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:52 am

Astoness, hope you have a nice day today. Although a remembrance day I hope you enjoy it.


 
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