Once it was a small community but today, apart from the hidden away reconstructed house of Oxney Court, Oxney is shrouded by dark, ominous woodland and completely cut off from the the public. The convoy came under intense fie but Chance stayed true to his post and returned fie with the big gun, covering the rest of the convoy, until he was fatally wounded. As I walked up to the ticketing counter in my uniform, a Northwest employee started to ask me if I knew how to use the automated boarding-pass dispenser. Earlier in the day I wasn't sure how I'd handle this moment. She moves to work with an elderly woman, while still silently hoping for the father to return from a place called Dover. According to Bygone Kent, motorists have reported having to suddenly brake or swerve to avoid hitting the apparition. He wore a baseball cap that indicated that he had been with the 1st Marine Division in Korea. The former Metallica bassist talks about his first time writing a song with James Hetfield, and how a hand-me-down iPad has changed his songwriting. In one corner of the room there was another memorial to Chance. Despite the disrepair there is evidence of burials at the site as late as 1931. So, there I was, standing in a circle with three Marines recently returned from fighting with the 1st Marine Division in Iraq and one not-so-recently returned from fighting with the 1st Marine Division in Korea. Meanwhile in the woods of Oxney, campers have reported an unrelenting chill and being unable to light a fire, despite perfect weather conditions. He told me to go straight to the counter, then explained to the woman that I was a military escort. You cannot receive the alerts if you do not add the number to your contacts. There were a surprising number of people in military uniform. People were continually approaching me and the other Marines to thank us for our service. The master gunnery sergeant in charge of the Marine liaison there came to see me. He’d reviewed the case file beforehand, but nearly two decades had passed. The main house at Oxney went through several different incarnations over the centuries, being renovated and expanded until finally burning down in a mysterious fire. I had never been to Wyoming and had never heard of Dubois. Later, a staff sergeant from the reserve unit in Salt Lake grabbed me and said, "Sir, you gotta hear this." Strange but true story of lost Dover village haunted by the Grey Lady, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. The staff sergeant said the lance corporal was normally too shy to tell it, but now he'd had enough beer to overcome his usual modesty. Once one of the smallest parishes in Kent, according to records in 1801 Oxney had just 11 inhabitants. She told me a representative from cargo would be arriving to take me down to the tarmac to observe the movement and loading of PFC Phelps. A footpath lead along a track before heading right towards Follyclose Wood and onwards to Ringwould. In 1911 there were four houses and 30 inhabitants. He removed each item: a large watch, a wooden cross with a lanyard, two loose dog tags, two dog tags on a chain, and the Saint Christopher medal, which was on a silver chain. First thing on Wednesday we reported to the mortuary at the base. We are asking you to take part in our Great Big Parenting survey to show the world, politicians, fellow parents, just what life is like in Lockdown. It wasn't until the Middle Ages that the church itself was built and dedicated to St Nicholas. Notices emblazoned Yellow Clubcard Prices are dotted around the supermarkets - but what do they actually mean? Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. The chaplain said some words that I couldn't hear and two Marines removed the flag from the casket and slowly folded it for presentation to his mother. He continued with his unit for a few days before realizing he was suffering the effects of a severe concussion. The story that is told over and over again is that of the coach driver who was unable to stop after spying the ghostly figure in the middle of the road. Strobl wrote the following description of his journey to Wyoming in a small, spiral notebook on his way back to Virginia. “In the end a lot of hard work paid off.”. I was bracing for the moment when I would meet his parents and hoping I would find the right words as I presented them with Chance's personal effects. If you have a whole day to kill, you can check out the full version of Pharrell Williams' "Happy" music clip, which was the world's first ever 24-hour music video. She seemed embarrassed. The roofless castle is one of three extravagant properties, all in need of some rebuilding, all of which feature in this renovation special in the popular property programme. The next morning, the lieutenant colonel drove me to the airport, and I was met again by a man from the cargo crew and escorted down to the tarmac. When we got to the Northwest Airlines cargo terminal at the Philadelphia airport, the cargo handler and hearse driver pulled the shipping container onto a loading bay while I stood to the side and executed a slow salute. I didn't want this container to be treated like ordinary cargo, but I knew that the simple logistics of moving around something this large would be difficult. ", A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, More songs with names of cities in the title, Into The Great Wide Open: Made-up Musicians, Director Paul Rachman on "Hunger Strike," "Man in the Box," Kiss. When he came to, he had a severe scalp wound but his Kevlar helmet had saved his life. The master gunnery sergeant and I verified that the name on the container was Phelps', and then they pushed him the rest of the way in and we left. By 1800 it is recorded, in Edward Hasted’s History and Topographical Survey of Kent, in use as a barn. Kent weather: The exact dates forecasters predict it will snow in Kent. It originally belonged to the Premonstratensian Canons of Langdon Abbey. For all the latest Kent news and features sign up to our free newsletter here. Condensing all the dramatic, traumatic details into a 60-minute show may prove quite challenging. It had been my honor to take Chance Phelps to his final post. “The more I thought about it, though, I realized that so many people had worked hard on the case and it turned out in a good way. There are several in the Dover area but the one that is perhaps the most ghostly is Oxney, off the Dover-Deal road near Ringwould. As I chatted with the driver on the hour-long trip to Philadelphia, it became clear that he considered it an honor to contribute to getting Chance home. The story ends in a sad note, as the baby turns out to be stillborn, with the narrator taking it as a sign that the baby's father won't be returning from Dover. Mr. Porter had just joined the homicide unit when Ms. Holton died, and it was his first ever case. There are several in the Dover area but the one that is perhaps the most ghostly is Oxney, off the Dover- Deal road near Ringwould. Instead, he passed straight through the spirit.