Trip to C.W.G (Commonwealth War Grave)
Year 6 went to the Commonwealth War Graves at Jesmond this morning by Metro, there was someone named Geoff, he was our guide for the day, he told us a few different facts about WW1 and WW2, but not that many about WW2. We explored finding the facts on war graves like “Their name liveth for evermore” which means their name will never fade. In that Cemetery alone, 183 men and women that served for their countries had been buried there. There was a 17 year old boy whom died and his name was L.Dale. Geoff told us about 9 badges, including R.A.S.C (Royal Army Service Corps) and another R.N (Royal Navy).
It’s important to remember these men because it shows who is brave and fought for their country, for us. They can’t lie there spiritless, lifeless and erased like lost souls, they have to be remembered no matter what. We will remember the men who died WW1 and 2 and other wars that happen, the men will be remembered.
The Adventure To Jesmond Cemetery
Class Six went to the Commonwealth War Graves in Jesmond cemetery on the sixth of November. We went there by Metro. It was six stops until we arrived at West Jesmond. When we got there, Geoff guided us through the cemetery. Geoff works for the CWGC. (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)
The graves were all in line like people marching in some lines slowly. All the graves are the same. There was nothing different on them to the others. The marking on the graves had badges on them like what rank there were like Army Aux Corps, cold stream and others.
We all learned something new today. We all did not know that women had graves from WWI. There were family graves too, like the two pilots they were so close together like at home.
There were 183 service men who were buried in their own graves.