Shot at Dawn, Aeroplane Cemetery

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Shot at Dawn, Aeroplane Cemetery

Held within one’s mind

until beyond forever

“Gift of Life” they gave.


Private Bert Hartells, 3rd Bn. Worcestershire Regiment, executed for desertion 26/07/1915, aged 32. Plot II. A. 6.

 


Private John Robinson, 3rd Bn. Worcestershire Regiment, executed for desertion 26/07/1915, aged 31. Plot II. A. 7.


Private Alfred Thompson, 3rd Bn. Worcestershire Regiment, executed for desertion 26/07/1915, aged 25. Plot II. A. 8.


The Shot at Dawn Memorial is a British Monument at the National Memorial Arboretum near Alrewas, in Staffordshire, UK. It memorializes the 306 British and Commonwealth soldiers executed after courts-martial for cowardice or desertion during World War I.

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