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The daily (t)witterings - Wemyss's Appalling Hobby:
From the Party Guilty of Committing 'Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn'
The daily (t)witterings
  • 16:15 #remembrance this day my mother's father whose 1st parish was the trenches as chaplain BEF #
  • 16:17 #remembrance today my univ friend of my college killed in 1st Gulf War as captain RM #
  • 16:17 #remembrance this day my father's war: Korea #
  • 16:26 #remembrance today my father's father and the Ministry of Economic Warfare #
  • 16:35 #remembrance this day our old rector, snr member of my college, who liberated the camps #
  • 16:41 #remembrance today my mother's cousin RN killed 10 Dec 1941 Force Z #
  • 16:43 #remembrance this day cousins Matthew and Charles, var counterinsurgencies #
  • 16:44 #remembrance today my aunt and the MoD 1941 -. #
  • 16:47 #remembrance this day officers & men RGBW and regimental forebears #
  • 17:20 #remembrance this day officers & men RTR, Rifles, Hampshires, Glosters, Guards; all Jocks, Jollies, Gurkhas, & the Andrew #
  • 17:22 #remembrance this day G'uncle Francis and the BEF; in the 1939 War, Uncles Sunny and James; since, my f, Uncle George's comrades, & mine #
  • 17:23 #remembrance today HMS Repulse #
  • 17:33 #remembrance today HMS Renown; Berkshires; Wilsthires; Royal Regt of Artillery; the Black Watch; Blues & Royals; Devon & Dorsets #
  • 17:35 #remembrance Royal Army Chaplains' Dept; RFC; Sirmoor Rifles; SCOTS DG; Somerset LI #
  • 20:59 @tiferet93 Actually, it's quite par for the course. Bloody 20th C. I trust you're as well as poss, now? #
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avus From: avus Date: November 16th, 2009 01:20 am (UTC) (Link)
My father is the last living Marine who helped carry the flag up Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima. He is 85, and suffering increasingly from Alzheimer's.

Lest we forget, lest we forget....

Hoping you & yours are well.

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