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headstone

The principal stone in a foundation, as the cornerstone of a building or the keystone of an arch.
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Now with Eileen's help, we are trying to work out how to get a military head stone for James Roddy, something we can visit and something we can explain to our little Jake Roddy when he is old enough to understand.
And genealogists of the future will no doubt smile at the inscription on Spike Milligan's head stone, which, transcribed from the Gaelic, reads: "I told you I was ill.
I bought an ornament of an angel which was glued on the head stone.
This was formally just known as Grave 594 until Terry Kavanagh and the Merseyside Former Boxers Association erected a head stone.
I was very concerned that they may have also damaged the head stone.
A pathway leads to an area where a number of original head stones are located.
Department of Veteran Affairs only provides American flags and engraved marble head stones, according to Heilhecker.
Research shows that when the job of checking head stones was left to the council, the cost was a third of when it was contracted out privately.
The remainder of the book lists the names on the Honour Rolls of First and Second World Wars and illustrates head stones and general views of the cemeteries in Come-by-Chance, Goangra and those on properties in the area.
BORDERS police are investigating an incident in which a total of 12 head stones have been knocked over in Wellogate cemetery in Hawick.
Print the menu on gray paper and paste it to cardboard head stones.
The cross had been detached from its head stones and lay some distance from the grave, lead had been lost from the letters and the granite was chipped.