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  • “How much of love and light and joy is buried with our darling boy”

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    Epitaph of an ANZAC headstone for Robert Edward McIntyre at Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli.

    Robert Edward McIntyre was a 22 year old butcher from Horsham who served in the 8th Battalion, A.I.F. and was killed in action at Lone Pine on 7 August 1915. He was the son of James Duncan McIntyre and Cecilia Harriet McIntyre. The above words are inscribed at his tombstone at the Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli.

    Image P01130.001, courtesy of the AWM.