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QR codes on Canadian wargraves

 
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adb41



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:49 am    Post subject: QR codes on Canadian wargraves Reply with quote

From the BBC News website: QR-codes (which can be scanned using mobile phone technology) have been added to CWGC gravestones at a cemetery in Denbighshire
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I saw something about these on the CWGC facebook page. They were appealing for biographies of casualties from certain cemeteries for just such technology to be used.

Derek.
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PostPosted: Thu May 15, 2014 5:38 pm    Post subject: CWGC - New signs with QR Codes Reply with quote

They are being added here to, some are now in place.
Below images of two in Glasgow. From the QR code a micro website has details of the cemetery and specific casualties.


St Kentigerns


Western Necropolis


Some others being unveiled by CWGC:

Queensferry Friday 23 May 11hr
Edinburgh Rosebank Saturday 24 May 11hr

Lyness Orkney Saturday 30 May 12hr

Islay early October TBC

Perth Wellshill 2 November afternoon.
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