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Tombstone Tuesdays Gaza War Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays , 2021

I went looking for a Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) cemetery for this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post: https://www.cwgc.org/visit-us/find-cemeteries-memorials/cemetery-details/71701/GAZA%20WAR%20CEMETERY/. Total identified casualties: 2,696 from World War I and World War II. Also known as the British War Cemetery BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Gaza-War-Cemetery/162356 CWGC: https://www.cwgc.org/visit-us/find-cemeteries-memorials/cemetery-details/71701/GAZA%20WAR%20CEMETERY/ Facebook: … Continue reading

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12 CEMETERY SUPERSTITIONS — BillionGraves Blog Tombstone Tuesday April 6, 2021

I saw this yesterday on BillionGraves – 12 CEMETERY SUPERSTITIONS https://blog.billiongraves.com/cemetery-superstitions/  Cathy Wallace, 1 day ago Cemetery superstitions from the last century or two may have more influence over how you behave when it comes to family funerals and burials than … Continue reading

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Mobile National Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays March 30, 2021

Chose to look at Mobile National Cemetery in Mobile, Alabama for this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post. Official website: https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/mobile.asp BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Mobile-National-Cemetery/180892 Cemetery Census – http://cemeterycensus.com/ No listing located Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mobile%20National%20Cemetery/108528302505670/ Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109427/mobile-national-cemetery (1 Famous memorial –  https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109427/famous-memorials) Flickr: Some listings … Continue reading

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Manila American Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays March 23, 2021

I decided to focus this week’s Tombstone Tuesday post on Manila American Cemetery https://www.abmc.gov/Manila. It’s an American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) Cemetery in Manila. Temporarily closed due to COVID-19.  BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Manila-American-Cemetery-and-Memorial/148374 CWGC: Not applicable https://www.cwgc.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Manila%20American%20Cemetery/119614674750771/; public group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/429765344261320 Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1976551/manila-american-cemetery-and-memorial (34 Famous memorials … Continue reading

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WHAT ABOUT UNMARKED GRAVES? — BillionGraves Blog Tombstone Tuesday March 16, 2021

I saw this today on BillionGraves – http://blog.billiongraves.com/what-about-unmarked-graves/ Cathy Wallace, 1 day ago Unmarked graves are burial sites without visible markers. How will those who have been buried in graves without headstones be remembered? Thanks to the BillionGraves app, there is … Continue reading

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Burial Customs from Around the World — BillionGraves Blog Tombstone Tuesday March 9, 2021

Burial customs from around the world provide an important link to our ancestors. They are physical evidence of a society’s spiritual beliefs, sometimes dating back thousands of years. Most people believe that their ancestor’s spirits journey to an afterlife but … Continue reading

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Alamo Cat Graves — Blog Tombstone Tuesday March 2, 2021

Saw this posted last night – Alamo Cat Graves – YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsyDsHTCDcg (around 31:12 minutes long). Here’s the Find-A-Grave link to the humans listed on the plaque – https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/298289/memorial-search?page=8#sr-125333944. Here’s more information: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/alamo-cat-graves. Ruby 1981 – 1986; C. C. 1996 … Continue reading

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I Don’t Add People to Graving Sites Unless I Know Where They Are Buried – Tombstone Tuesday February 23, 2021

This is my personal preference. I don’t add people to graving sites unless I have proof where they are buried. A friend was added to Find-A-Grave back in 2011 after she died. Originally, the person adding her said the cremains … Continue reading

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Animals at the Cemetery: Wildlife Meets Afterlife — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesday February 16, 2021

Cemeteries are usually associated with death, but they are actually full of life – animal life. As cities around the world expand and the number of urban green spaces decrease, animals are crowded out of their natural habitats. 21 more words … Continue reading

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Forgot to Post Tombstone Tuesdays, But Fixed It – February 10, 2021

I noticed I forgot to post yesterday’s Tombstone Tuesdays post – Cemeteries Can Be Interesting Places – Tombstone Tuesdays February 9, 2021. I rescheduled the post that was in that spot for the last post before this post. I apologize … Continue reading

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