'If only you knew the beautiful things I had seen there' Saint Bernadette
Thursday, 6 August 2009
Rest in Peace Private Patch
I can't help but be moved by the funeral of the last surviving British Tommy from the trenches of World War I - he was 111. Harry Patch wanted his funeral to spread a message of peace and reconciliation. He wanted people from both sides to be present at his funeral and he wanted no guns or cannons fired. He was a gentle peaceful man and we are proud of him. Read it here.