In the Where & What thread, k13eod posted this: A moment on Google revealed it as being the memorial to the Sappers who were killed clearing the British-laid mines on the Norfolk coast, and is located at Mundesley. I've looked at the WW2 defences placemarks on Google Earth and often wondered who got the job of clearing the defences, minefields in particular as the little buggers are prone to movement so even if they were recorded accurately when placed, the chances of them still being there are fairly slim. There aren't many memorials to the mine clearers (and even the one at Mundesley has got an ally aerial bomb on it instead of a boring land mine). Were the Sappers in Norfolk particularly unlucky? Or was it just that a lot of the clearance was done after VE Day and it was never thought worthy of mention? Reading the dates on the plaques, it appears that most fatal events involved either two or three people. No further details are given, begging the question whether the clearers were close together when one mine went off, whether the mines were linked so that when one went off it initiated other mines or whether there are some instances of attempted rescue which claimed the lives of the would-be rescuers. Geographically, I must admit that I'm more interested in the North east, that being my home territory, but it strikes me that there's a distinct lack of memorials. And addressing this omission should be done quickly while the next of kin remain extant.