The life and adventures of a mildly dotty old bird.
Monday, 11 November 2013
Lest we forget
Amy Beechey is buried in Newport Cemetery, Lincoln. Her eight sons fought in The Great War but only three survived. In April 1918 she was presented to George V and Queen Mary for her immense sacrifice. She said to Queen Mary "It was no sacrifice Ma'Am I did not give them willingly."
[Lincoln Museum of Life]