Gavin Stamp

The Briton whose achievement equals that of the Pharaohs’

Fabian Ware overcame every difficulty to create a colossal memorial, as David Crane recounts in Empires of the Dead

The Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres lists 54,389 missing. Ware was determined that every individual casualty should be honoured. Credit: Getty Images

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