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the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. The only area of the floor within Westminster Abbey where it is absolutely forbidden to tread.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Brussels

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Brussels, the Congress Column, Belgium

Grave Marker- Manfred von Richthofen (The Red Baron), German pilot (1 of 2) After World War II, the Berlin Wall passed directly over his original grave site, and the family had the remains moved to Wiesbaden, Germany. He was immensely respected by friends and foes alike and when he was exhumed and reburied in Wiesbaden, he was given full military honors by both the Germans and British. http://www.thefuneralsource.org/deathiversary/april/21.html

Manfred von Richthofen - German World War I Military Figure. He is best remembered as the famous "Red Baron" German fighter pilot and was the top ace of World War I with 80 combat aerial victories to his credit.

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Memorable grave sayings from cemeteries around the South

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Alnwick War Memorial, Northumberland; is a Gde II listed bldg., with a triangular base with piers at corners & segmental moulded cornice. Three scroll brackets to plain Doric columns supporting an ornamental lamp holder. Each corner pier supports a bronze figure - soldier, sailor, airman (by R Hedley 1921) mourning with reversed 303 rifles. Two plaques inscribed with an impressively long list of those killed in the 1914-18 war and one to those in the 1939-45 war.

Alnwick War Memorial, Northumberland; is a Gde II listed bldg., with a triangular base with piers at corners & segmental moulded cornice. Three scroll brackets to plain Doric columns supporting an ornamental lamp holder. Each corner pier supports a bronze figure - soldier, sailor, airman (by R Hedley 1921) mourning with reversed 303 rifles. Two plaques inscribed with an impressively long list of those killed in the 1914-18 war and one to those in the 1939-45 war.

George Washington - First President of the United States (1789-1797) Corner of 6th St. & Saint Joseph St.

City of Presidents, Rapid City, South Dakota. First President of the United States George Washington.

This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888, 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower.

This summer, the Tower 2014 installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower.

Edith Cavell war memorial, London © War Memorials Trust

A female heroine: courage and self-sacrifice. Edith Cavell was an English nurse, executed by the Germans 1915 for helping Allied servicemen to escape from occupied Belgium.

Rupert Brooke died en-route to Gallipoli 23.4.1915. His fellow officers had little time to make arrangements. At 0600 - 24|4, they were to join the Gallipoli campaign. He was buried on the island of Skyros, Greece, the original grave a stone cairn with a wooden cross. The current tomb was placed here shortly after end WWI. Commissioned by his mother, who was concerned that the existing grave was little more than loose boulders. Inscribed on the grave is his most famous poem, The Soldier.

Rupert Brooke died en-route to Gallipoli His fellow officers had little time to make arrangements. At 0600 - 24

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