Shot at Dawn, Coxyde Military Cemetery

Shot at Dawn, Coxyde Military Cemetery
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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.

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