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Beverley Gurdler shows the Dead Man's Penny to her great niece Tyla Henry, 9. Ernest Wright, his wife Gladys and their two children Ella and Gladys as photographed before Ernest went to battle in World War I. The Next of Kin Memorial Plaque, also
The Next of Kin Memorial Plaque, also known as a Dead Man's Penny, was found among earthquake waste at Burwood Resource Recovery Park. Among hundreds of tonnes of earthquake demolition waste, an uncommon memorial plaque from World War I lay buried.
Politkovskaya, who was 48 years old when she was shot dead in her Moscow apartment building, was a vocal critic of the Kremlin and the conduct of the government's military campaigns and human rights abuses in the war-scarred republic of Chechnya.
Zdenek Urbanek, who died in 2008, was a significant figure of Czechoslovakia's the anti-communist opposition, and it was at his house in the Prague district of Stresovice where the human rights manifesto Charter 77 began its journey. Vaclav Havel and
17 May 2012 Scrap metal thieves have stolen a bronze memorial plaque honouring two children killed in an IRA bomb blast. The yobs targeted the River of Life memorial in Warrington, Cheshire, which was put up to commemorate the lives of three-year-old
A man from Surrey, B.C., faces a big challenge unlocking a First World War mystery that's landed on his doorstep. Curtis Unger, who says he believes in honouring soldiers' memories, has recently come across a memorial plaque from the Great War. The
The bronze plaque, which honours Salford soldiers who died in the Second World War, was found 40 miles away in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Local historians believe it is one of four plaques which hung on the gates of a children's playground in
The former judge overseeing hearings into the Robert Pickton case defended his public inquiry Tuesday against allegations it's ignoring the voices of aboriginals, as a lawyer appointed to represent that community resigned. Commissioner Wally Oppal
Family members of Mr. Pumpkin Wally Thurow have started a fundraiser in his honor for residents to contribute to a memorial plaque. Amie Schwellenbach, granddaughter of Thurow, began the fundraiser at www.amies.scentsy.us, and 25 percent of the total
A memorial plaque was unveiled along with an exhibition in Budapest on Friday, in view of the 70th anniversary of the Novi Sad Raid. (file) The plaque was put up in the yard of the Holocaust Museum, within the commemorative session also attended by