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Stone of Remembrance. 11-11-2008

The Stone of Remembrance was designed by British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens for the Imperial, now Commonwealth, War Graves Commission (I/CWGC). It commemorates the dead of World War I & now WW2, to be used in I/CWGC cemeteries containing 1,000 or more graves, or at memorial sites commemorating more than 1,000 war dead. The phrase inscribed on the stone was proposed by the British author, poet & Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling. The phrase on the Stones of Remembrance is from the Wisdom of Sirach