Item 01: Sydney B. Young war diary, 13 May-24 July 1916 - Page 123

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Descended into the crypt and saw the Tombs of the Following:-
Arthur Sullivan 1900. The Duke of Wellington and Viscount Nelson (These are the only two British heroes that are buried above ground)
Millions have seen these Tombs. Lords Wolseley & Roberts have been buried here but their Tombstones will not be erected till after the war The tomb of Florence Nightingale in white & pink marble was unveiled a few weeks ago.
We also saw in the crypt The car made for Lord Wellington's funeral weighing 17 to 18 tns.

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