This is story of how the Unknown Warrior was selected and finally laid to rest at Westminster Abbey: On the stroke of midnight on 7 November, 1920, Brigadier General LJ.Wyatt, General Officer Commanding British Troops in France and Flanders, entered a hut near the village of St Pol, near Ypres in northern France. In front of […]
Archives for July 2009
“You don’t know Jack Schitt” Many people are at a loss for a response when someone says,”You don’t know Jack Schitt.” Now you can intellectually handle the situation. Jack is the only son of Awe Schitt and O. Schitt. Awe Schitt, the fertilizer magnate, married O. Schitt, a partner of Kneedeep &.Schitt Inc. In turn, […]
A huddle of Falklands veterans told jokes as they stood freezing on Portsmouth’s Round Tower to see off the Type 42 destroyer, toasted as one of the world’s luckiest ships.
Orders regarding HMS Devonshire’s visit to the West Indies in 1978
This is the full breakdown as to what is/was, a Jack Tar.
Those that were killed after HMS Devonshires X Turret explosion were laid to rest at Taxiarches cemetery, Volos, Greece