Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Taphophile Tragics






This is an entry in Julie's Taphophile Tragics meme.

8 comments:

Jim said...

Interesting monument.

Nicola Carpenter said...

Wow, never told and untruth to the injury of any man. You don't find many of them these days.

Beneath Thy Feet

Gemma Wiseman said...

Amazing detail on this grave! And to think this has all been made possible by a nephew! He must have been a highly respected man!

'Tsuki said...

Not so tragic, in my opinion... It life itself, death.

hamilton said...

I do so hope that no untruth is unearthed in the future.

VioletSky said...

Matthew obviously completely adored his uncle!
I wonder about the irregular usage of capital letters, though.

CaT said...

sounds better than "he never lied"...

Julie said...

Yes, I agree with the others that the language is cute, and the capitals are random!

I love that he 'distinguished himself in a mighty gallant manner'. But fancy serving under George 2nd and being buried in Parramatta!

There seem to be quite a few of these above ground tombs in St John's Cemetery; or were they just the ones that caught your attention?