Their Name Liveth For Everymore

Thiepval Memorial

The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme commemorates the 72,195 missing British and South African men who died in the Battles of the Somme between 1915 and 1918 with no known grave

Robert Mullin (1879-1916) 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters.
Killed in action on the Somme, commemorated at Thiepval.

Frederick Morley (1890-1916) 4th Battalion Sherwood Foresters.
Killed in action on the Somme, buried at Pucheviliers, France.

Ernest, Albert, Arthur, Walter, Charles and Samuel Morley, brothers of Frederick
who survived Gallipoli, Mesopotamia and the Somme,
and whose lives were changed forever.

Mary Mullin and Susan Morley
just two of the millions of mothers who grieved for their lost sons.

 

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3 thoughts on “Their Name Liveth For Everymore

    • This is my small act of remembrance for the men of my family who died, who fought and mothers, sisters and children whose lived were changed for ever. It is also a tribute to my late father who features in the photograph in act of remembrance at Thiepval, taken by my sister on our last family holiday, a visit to Ypres, Thiepval and the cemetery at Puchevillers.
      The poignancy is not just about a lost generation, it is also about a betrayal, there was “no land fit for heroes”, it was not the”war to end wars” and it did not stop mans inhumanity to man.

      • Thank you so much for sharing this. And whatever one’s religious or spiritual views it seems likely that as long as Man is human, there will be inhumanity to man, ironic as that sounds. When will we ever learn…?

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