Died at his (underground) post in France in 1916.

 St Peter and St Paul, Scaldwell, Northamptonshire
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I assume the loose stones in the graveyard were to be used in some repair project?
 
 
At the bottom of the stone there are the details of Charles Robert Walker who was one of the brave men who dug tunnels under the enemy trenches in the 1914-1918 war.
 
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Unusual gravestones

A new book from the owners of probably the largest archive of cemetery related photographs in the world!

Available now - on both Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

The authors have viewed millions of gravestones, and are offering readers a selection of the rare and unusual gravestones that they have seen, with full-colour illustrations. Each category of type of gravestone, age of person, cause of death, rare names, and errors found on gravestones are given a points score to indicate rarity.


Two specimen pages


Martin and Claire Nicholson - March 2015