6 June 2014–70th anniversary of D-Day. The Stone of Remembrance–a secular monument of remembrance

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Designed by Edwin Lutyens this memorial to the dead of war of whatever religion or none is to be found in the larger Commonwealth War Graves cemeteries and in front of Glasgow and Edinburgh City Chambers.

The quotation on the monument selected by Rudyard Kipling, who lost a son in the Great War, was to have been preceded by ‘Buried in peace’ but this offended upper caste Hindus who, according to their beliefs, should be cremated.

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