We will remember them

Tomorrow I will be at the cenotaph for Remembrance Sunday, to pay my respects to all the soldiers, past and present, who offer their lives in service to their country. However tomorrow I will also be thinking of a particular soldier:Sgt Frederick Neville Woodger, of 3rd South African Infantry Brigade, was killed in action at … Continue reading We will remember them

In foreign fields …

... they lie for all eternity; a tribute to the courage of man and a testament to man’s savagery.‘Who were they?’ a young child asks as we stand and stare out over the rows of crosses. ‘Had they done something bad?’The mother shushes her, leading her away from our group and back to the coach, … Continue reading In foreign fields …