Shot at Dawn, Coxyde Military Cemetery
Held within one’s mind
until beyond forever
“Gift of Life” they gave.
Private W. Wycherley 2nd Manchester Regiment executed 12/9/17 and buried in Plot III . G. 6. – Desertion.
Rifleman F. W. Cheeseman 18th Kings Royal Rifle Corps, executed 20/10/17, he is buried in Plot IV. G. 23. – Desertion.
Sapper A. P. Oyns 50th Search Light Company Royal Engineers, executed 20/10/1917, Plot IV. G. 24. – Murder.
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.