St Martin, Little Ness, Shropshire
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The fog was just starting to lift as we finished surveying this church.
The body of Maurice Darby was recovered from no-mans-land on the Western Front and returned to England by his uncle George. The more you think about it, the more remarkable
this story becomes! Uncle George clearly couldn't bear the thought of his nephew's body being left unburied so he went into one of the most dangerous places on Earth to recover it.
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Visited March 2013