World War Two hero to have headstone replaced after 62 years in unmarked grave

World War Two hero to have headstone replaced after 62 years in unmarked grave
 

A WORLD War II airman will this week have his grave marked for the first time in 62 years.
RAF ­fitter Andrew Brownlie’s headstone was removed in 1954 after ground at Glasgow’s ­Sighthill Cemetery was declared unsafe.
Now the Commonwealth War Graves Commission are restoring Andrew’s grave, along with 83 others, in a ceremony next week.
His great-niece Fiona B­arrett is travelling from her Maidstone home to be there.
She said: “When I looked into our family tree and finally traced him, we found him in an unmarked grave.
“The CWGC were ­brilliant. They said he was on a list for a new... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 34
Source: Daily Record
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