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Maricourt

The Penmaenmawr Quarry Boys

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Maricourt

Er Cof/In Memory of the Penmaenmawr Quarry Boys who 104 years ago today landed at "C" Beach, Suvla Bay, Gallipoli and went into battle the following day led by the Quarry Manager, Major Augustus "Gus" Wheeler. 

 

Major Wheeler was the oldest casualty of the day and Pte Dowell the youngest.  They worked together, joined together and fought together and with all our Pen Boys who lost their lives in the Great War are not forgotten.

 

They lie together a long way from their beautiful mountain home.

 

Maricourt

 

 

Heather on the Mountain 2017.jpg

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Terry_Reeves

Thanks Maricourt.

 

TR

 

 

 

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m0rris

A very fitting tribute Anne.  Remembering those brave boys.

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58 Div Mule

A very fitting tribute :poppy:.

 

Wonderful photo too.

 

58 DM.

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toofatfortakeoff

Rest in Peace BOYS.  I visited Penmaenmawr on a few occasions, a very charming place. 

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Keith Woodland

The quarry or one nearby is still working, supplies the railway with ballast.

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