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for the life of me a GWF member said if I contacted him,he could arrange a name on Thiepval Memorial

can any one help with

T.Brockbank

Rifle Brigade

Pier 16 b-16 c

another poor  sole without a known resting place

Biffo:poppy:

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1 hour ago, BIFFO said:

for the life of me a GWF member said if I contacted him,he could arrange a name on Thiepval Memorial

can any one help with

T.Brockbank

Rifle Brigade

Pier 16 b-16 c

another poor  sole without a known resting place

Biffo:poppy:

Does this help?

Photograph of the final resting place of Brockbank, Thomas - The War Graves Photographic Project (twgpp.org)

regards

Jon

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Top man Thank you

Biffo:poppy:

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19 hours ago, BIFFO said:

for the life of me a GWF member said if I contacted him,he could arrange a name on Thiepval Memorial

can any one help with

T.Brockbank

Rifle Brigade

Pier 16 b-16 c

another poor  sole without a known resting place

Biffo:poppy:

Thiepval is under major renovations - further delayed due to pandemic.

Thiepval Memorial restoration and new digital exhibition | CWGC

Tom.

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keithfazzani

I know time flies but didn't Thiepval have a major restoration not so long ago, perhaps five years?

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1 hour ago, keithfazzani said:

I know time flies but didn't Thiepval have a major restoration not so long ago, perhaps five years?

Time does fly, phase 1 of the restoration was 2011/2

The current safety standards are slightly different to what my relative photographed whilst on leave from the Indian army in 1924!

 

thiepval_1924.jpg

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2 hours ago, keithfazzani said:

I know time flies but didn't Thiepval have a major restoration not so long ago, perhaps five years?

It is now a Major renovation.

Thiepval Memorial closing ahead of major restoration | CWGC

Tom

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I have panel by more luck than judgement 

thiepval.jpg

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ah I see 

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