Shot at Dawn, Nine Elms British Cemetery

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Shot at Dawn, Nine Elms British Cemetery

Held within one’s mind

until beyond forever

“Gift of Life” they gave.

Private John McFarlane 4th Bn. King’s Liverpool Regiment, executed for desertion 22/05/1918, aged 27. Plot XI. A. 2.

Private Joseph Nisbet 1st Bn. Leicestershire Regiment, executed for desertion 23/08/1918. Plot XV. C. 21.

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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