Hugh Jones Grave

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Title

Hugh Jones Grave

Description

A collage of three photographs and a cloth 434 squadron badge.
Photo 1 is the base of a memorial stone with a Canada sash and a floral bouquet.
Photo 2 is the cemetery where Hugh was buried, now a field.
Photo 3 is the memorial stone surrounded by flowers. On the stone is a Halifax model with 'In Memoriam 18-Dec-1944' and 'Halifax R.C.A.F. WL-U'. There are four flagpoles with German, Canadian, British and RAF flags.
There is a cloth crest badge for 434 Squadron.
The montage is annotated 'Cemetery Les Fosses Today. This is where Hugh was first buried. Local people cared for the graves as id they were their own. When the bodies were re-interred in Leopoldsburg the locals washed the boy's bones by hand'.

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Format

Three colour photographs and one cloth badge

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

SJonesHB1866363v10007

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Citation

“Hugh Jones Grave,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 29, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27105.

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