Saturday, 19 November 2016

2016 #WeShallRememberThem #lestweforget tweets you may have missed

Poignant tweets and articles during the 
2016 Remembrance Day weekend
Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres (Ieper), Belgium     ©Penny Allen
Canada Remembers

The Crag and Canyon - Banff Alberta Newspaper

Alberta man cleans every veterans' grave in Drumheller cemetery by hand

Twin sisters trace father's wartime  footprints on German battlefield. Via Drumheller Mail. (Alberta)

Margaret Dougherty  @emdeeinTO remembers her family 
We Remember 1: Sapper John Matheson 1884-1964
We Remember 2: Private Frank Matheson 1892-1949
We Remember 3: Private Andrew Horne 1890-1917

Remembering a Grandfather Who Served - an article written by Cheyenne Stapley in 2012, but well worth representing here. A boy from the Prairie who joined the Royal Canadian Navy in WWII.

@Combat Camera - deployed members pay tribute to fallen comrades during ceremonies abroad.

Meanwhile in Canada @MeanwhileinCana
The late, great Leonard Cohen reciting "In Flanders Fields" by Canadian poet Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae

UK Remembers

Jo from Essex : Remembering today my Great Grandad, Joseph French, Royal Artillery and my uncle W.H from 22 SAS. Both killed in action.

@AL2SpireiteSt Albans Spireite Also my Great Grandad, Frank Broomfield, Berkshire Regiment. Died Aug 25th 1918

@Hells4Heroes Helen: Always remembering the fallen, while honouring those who survived and came home.... A photo of old soldiers sitting with WW2 soldiers.   #lestweforget #remembranceday @bygrave59

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