Conley, Arthur b. January 4, 1946 d. November 17, 2003 Soul Singer. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Conley began his recording career in 1959 with the musical group, 'Arthur And The Korvets,' later becoming a protege of Otis Redding, who later wrote and sang the 1967 hit album and song, "Sweet Soul Music" with. As a recording artist on the Atco Record Label and the Atlantic Record Label, he later became a member of the musical group, 'The Soul Clan' along with Joe Tex, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett, and Don Covay. He also toured overseas...[Read More] Vorden Openbare Begraafplaats, Vorden, Bronckhorst Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands
Grayburn, John Hollington b. January 30, 1918 d. September 20, 1944 World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Manora Island, India, he served as a Lieutenant in A Company, 2nd Parachute Battalion, British Army. On September 20, 1944, the Germans attempted to destroy the Arnhem Bridge, Netherlands. Lieutenant Grayburn led a charge, was wounded and forced the enemy to flee while Royal Engineers removed the fuses. With a bandage on his head and his arm in a sling, he continued to command a platoon when another attempt was made by the Germans to destroy the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Arnhem (Oosterbeek) War Cemetery, Arnhem, Arnhem Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands Plot: 13.C.11.
Lord, David Samuel Anthony b. October 18, 1913 d. September 19, 1944 World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Cork, Southern Ireland, he served as a Flight Lieutenant in the 271 Squadron, 46 Group, Royal Air Force. On September 19, 1944, during the Battle of Arnhem, Netherlands, men of the 1st Airborne Division were in desperate need of supplies. Flight Lieutenant Lord, flying a Dakota KG374 through intense German anti-aircraft fire was hit twice and had one engine on fire. He managed to drop his supplies, but at the end of the run found that there were...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Arnhem (Oosterbeek) War Cemetery, Arnhem, Arnhem Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands Plot: 4.B.5.
Queripel, Lionel Ernest b. July 13, 1920 d. September 19, 1944 England, he served as a Captain in A Company, 10th Parachute Battalion, British Army. On September 19, 1944, Captain Queripel was commanding a composite company composed of three Parachute Battalions when it became pinned down by continuous and heavy enemy fire near Arnhem, Netherlands. He at once reorganized his force and crossed the road under extremely heavy fire. During this period he carried a wounded Sergeant to the Regimental Aid Post under fire, with himself being wounded in the face...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Arnhem (Oosterbeek) War Cemetery, Arnhem, Arnhem Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands
Woodstock, Eleanor Of b. June 18, 1318 d. April 22, 1355 English Royalty. Born at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, the eldest daughter of Edward II, King of England and Isabelle de France. She was briefly betrothed to Alfonso XI of Castile in 1325, but negotiations fell through and she married the widower count Reynold II the Black Graf von Geldern at Nijmegen, Gueldres in May 1332. They had two sons. In 1339, as a result of Reynold's rule, Gueldres was declared a duchy. When Reynold died in 1343, Eleanor served as regent for her nine year old son...[Read More] (Bio by: Iola) Deventer Abbey, Nijmegen, Nijmegen Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands