Memorial to a good friend and neighbour.

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Project by rilanda posted 08-07-2013 02:43 PM 1224 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lost another good friend and neighbour recently DENNIS, we had been friends for over 60 years and neighbours for about 48 years. He was a Japanese prisoner of war in Borneo for about 4 years, a very keen and knowledgeable motor cyclist, but most of all enjoyed his camping, towing his caravan with his Landrover hence the theme of the plaque. Made from Oak, hand carved and finished with Melamine lacquer it hangs in a local cafe that Dennis patronised, the plaque was commissioned by the owner of the cafe. RIP Dennis.

-- Bill, Nottingham. Remember its not waiting for the storm to end, but learning to dance in the rain that counts. If you dont make mistakes, you make nothing at all.

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#1 posted 08-07-2013 02:54 PM

Wow, kind of made me blink.
I like to camp.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I should be a genius!

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#2 posted 08-07-2013 04:04 PM

Great tribute to your dear friend…. Well done …..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 08-07-2013 04:41 PM

Nice job but I had to look twice and make sure where it was too!!!—Dennis.

-- Dennis, WV

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#4 posted 08-07-2013 04:42 PM

Great job on the plaque. My deepest sympathy for you and his family and friends.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 08-07-2013 06:12 PM

Sorry to hear about your loss. A nice tribute for a longtime friend. 60 years is longer than twice my lifetime so far. Only the truest of friendships lasts that long.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#6 posted 08-07-2013 09:32 PM

That’s a great tribute to your friend. Really well done.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#7 posted 08-07-2013 10:19 PM

Nice tribute, nice plaque. Sorry for your loss

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#8 posted 08-08-2013 03:20 AM

sorry to hear about the loss. and a fitting tribute to remember a friend.

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