THOUSANDS of gay and bisexual men who went to their graves
as criminals for now-abolished sexual offences are to be posthumously pardoned.
Peter and Josephine Murphy went to their graves
without ever serving a day in prison and the Government is doing all it can to bury the story along with them.
Retired chief librarian Mr Powell, 84, who is originally from Merthyr but now lives in Maidenhead with his wife Esther, said: "My grandparents went to their graves
, one in the 1930s and one in the 1940s, not knowing what had happened to their son.
When one thinks of those British service people tortured by the Nazis who went to their graves
saying no more than their names, ranks and numbers, it makes my blood boil to see how standards have dropped in our mollycoddled services.
It's a fascinating story Bobrick tells, full of intrigue and betrayal, a reminder of a time when men went to their graves
for holding theological opinions on matters as arcane as the nature of the divine presence in the Eucharist.
Parents went to their graves
never knowing their children.
True, they were spared the details of her last moments but we can only hope they went to their graves
knowing that the police would never rest until their daughter's murderer was behind bars.