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    Default Calderstones Cemetery & War Memorial .


    Only a mini report but as you will read later there are unlikely to be any more

    The cemetery was originally for the mental hospital and co opted for the service men who ` died of their wounds ` during its wartime use as a military convalescent hospital

    All but a handful of civilian graves were removed and a memorial to the patients erected

    And in 1993 it was sold to property developers

    It was a very a very peaceful site insulated from traffic noise and the rest of the world

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    Gates



    The approach path



    Looking the other way



    The last civilian internment



    The patients memorial







    Each statue stood at a cardinal compass point and was named for the seasons









    The war memorial and military cemetery still owned and managed by the war graves commission







    That was the mini report - Now the frothing rant , The site has been vandalized read here

    Its also just been on the regional teevee news magazine show ` northwest tonight `

    Both chapels have been trashed and all the statues smashed fooking feral chavscum

    The fooker bastards should be flogged then sprayed with battery acid and their corpses hung in public as a warning to others

    no punishment too cruel or too unusual

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    The statues are beautiful. The idea of a site like this being sold to property developers just seems sick to me. And the vandalism makes me furious, I would love to get hold of the little shites and cut their bollocks off. Seriously, people like that should just be burnt.

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    Really liked these pics Andy. Love those statues, and like the peaceful surroundings it shows.

    As for the scum that vandalised it, they should be flogged, shot, or both

    Cheers,

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    Words can't possibly describe how I feel about the morons who did that. It was a lovely place. Thanks for sharing the photos, Andy.
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    I agree with Foxylady's sentiments. Thanks for sharing the site and the news.

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    Leave the vandals.torture thier parents to death in front of thier eyes.Fucking shit cunts.
    mad,bad and dangerous to know

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    Yes, and people on SSC banter on about how Liverpool is perceived as such a bin by the rest of the country/world...

    What a disgrace. I think the mentality is just bizarre. Oh, I know, let's smash something today. Perhaps the most pathetic thing of all is that if any of these kids had found themselves in a WW1 trench, they'd probably have pissed themselves and begged to go home.

    The people I feel sorry for are the war vets - they gave all they did, and for what. This absolute mess of 'civilisation' we call England. Thank fuck I'm getting out of this bin of a nation soon...
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    Quote Originally Posted by snappel View Post
    Thank fuck I'm getting out of this bin of a nation soon...
    You as well, eh? Don't blame you!
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    it sickens me to read that
    the wankers

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    Hey this ties in with our hopeless home secretary and her lame version of national service, I agree with Snappel, what should really happen is send the buggers to Bhagdad or Helmund province soon see how tough/brave they are.
    they will need some of these and not body armour

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