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Synonyms for headstone

Synonyms for headstone

the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

a stone that is used to mark a grave

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Since then Courtney has been devastated not just at the loss of her "best pal" but also because she hasn't been able to afford to buy a headstone for Nicola.
L Cpl Loney's body lay in a Dutch cemetery with a headstone listing him as "A Soldier of the 1939-45 War.
The headstone of any human being, let alone highly decorated Australian soldiers, should be handled in the most dignified way.
In fact, no one particularly wanted to know until, in 1997, in the wake of the "Titanic" film by James Cameron and the subsequent influx of visitors to those cemeteries, the City of Halifax sought to replace the frost-damaged headstone of Thomas F.
A war hero who died on Armistice Day 1918 is to have his grave marked by a new headstone after more than half a century.
THE FAMILY of a three-month-old boy who passed away have been left devastated after his headstone was stolen.
A GRIEVING family says it faces new heartache after cemetery chiefs told them a floral shrine to a loved one must be removed and grassed over if they want to put a new poem on the headstone.
STAFF Serjeant Wilfred Brooke, the forgotten World War I hero buried in an unmarked grave for 95 years, was finally honoured yesterday with a Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone.
A HEART-SHAPED headstone has been unveiled at the grave of pop star Steve Strange.
The archdiocese became the first religious group in the state to enter the headstone business two years ago, alarming dozens of small, independent companies that produce monuments and crypts.
Brendaleigh Kineton's headstone has been a target for vandals at Almondbury Cemetery since 2008.
So if a soldier died and his headstone started to fade, there are no family members left now to maintain.
forgotten, seems really awful Myles The final headstone at Bayeux was carefully laid by gardener caretaker first class Myles Hunt, who followed in his father's footsteps by working for the commission.
FRIENDS of a rock 'n' roll fanatic from Coventry who died last year hosted a gig to raise money for a memorial headstone.
CINCINNATI -- An Iraq war veteran's towering SpongeBob SquarePants headstone has been removed from her final resting place because officials at the historic Cincinnati cemetery deemed it inappropriate for their traditional grounds.