Marine P060782P Jonathan Wigley's memorial grove
05.07.85 - 05.12.06

Marine P060782P Jonathan Wigley grove

Much loved by all who knew him

On Tuesday December 12th 2006 our lives were changed forever when Jonathan was killed by 'friendly fire' at Garmsir, Afghanistan. Jonathan's enthusiasm and love of life touched all those who met him. He was intelligent, compassionate, strong, determined and always saw the lighter side of things. At the age of 10 he discovered the 'Carry On' films and was soon able to quote huge chunks of script and mimic the voices of the actors - Sid James's laugh and Kenneth Williams's 'Oooh Matron' and 'Infamy, infamy, they've all got it in for me!' were phrases I heard on a daily basis.

Those of us who are left to 'carry on' think of you and miss you every day.

SUNSET and evening star,

And one clear call for me!

And may there be no moaning of the bar,

When I put out to sea,

But such a tide as moving seems asleep,

Too full for sound and foam,

When that which drew from out the boundless deep

Turns again home.

Twilight and evening bell,

And after that the dark!

And may there be no sadness or farewell,

When I embark;

For tho' from out our bourne of Time and Place

The flood may bear me far,

I hope to see my Pilot face to face

When I have crost the bar.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Do not stand at my grave and weep,

I am not there, I do not sleep.

I am in a thousand winds that blow,

I am the softly falling snow.

I am the gentle showers of rain,

I am the fields of ripening grain.

I am in the morning hush,

I am in the graceful rush

Of beautiful birds in circling flight,

I am the starshine of the night.

I am in the flowers that bloom,

I am in a quiet room.

I am in the birds that sing,

I am in each lovely thing.

Do not stand at my grave and cry,

I am not there. I do not die.

Mary Elizabeth Frye

May the trees we plant in your memory be as strong and beautiful as you were.

love always

Mum xxx

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Sharon Wigley donationHappy 31st Birthday Jonna. You are constantly in my thoughts. Love and miss you always. Mum xxx

Donated by Sharon Wigley

5th July 2016

Your 28th birthday - spent so far away from us. I miss you each and every day. All my love. Mum xxxxx

Donated by Sharon Wigley

8th July 2013

05.12.12 - Six long years and it still hurts like it was yesterday. It always will. There's a huge Jonathan shaped hole in my heart and in my life. I miss you Jonna. Love always, Mum xxx

Donated by Sharon Wigley

5th December 2012

5th July 2012 - your 27th Birthday. I'll be there at Spean Bridge for you, and the week after we will be celebrating Jonfest with your favourite chilli. I miss you every waking moment. Sometimes it is too hard to bear. I try to take strength from the person you were. I try to be more like you, strong and brave, never giving up. All my love always, Mum xxxxx

Donated by Sharon Wigley

4th July 2012

Always remembered Jon, especially at this time of year. Love and thoughts always. Rob, Sue and Geoff Woods

Donated by Susan Woods

8th December 2011

Five years today Jonna and the pain is still as sharp as ever. You are loved and missed so much. Sleep well brave son. love always Mum xxxx

Donated by Sharon Wigley

8th December 2011

Another year, another Jonfest - I know you are with us when we celebrate your birthday. Love always. Mum xxx

Donated by Sharon Wigley

8th August 2011

In Memory of you Jon. Thinking of you.With love Rob, Sue and Geoff Woodsxxx

Donated by Mrs S Woods

6th December 2010

Jonathan, my son, my hero. I have carried this pain for four long years and will carry it forever. Till we meet again... All my love Mum xxxxx

Donated by Sharon Wigley

1st December 2010

Thinking of you, especially on your Birthday. Sleep well Royal. Love, Rob, Sue and Geoff Woods xxx

Donated by Susan Woods

7th July 2010

05.07.2010 Another birthday and still we party on in your memory. Too much food, too much drink. Chinese lanterns and chilli. Miss you so much. Love always Mum xxxxx

Donated by S. A. Wigley

5th July 2010

5th December 2006

Constantly in my thoughts. Jonna, I miss you so much. Love always, Mum xxxxx

Donated by Mum

Trees for your birthday - you will live on forever in our hearts. love, Mum & Mama xxxxx Jon, always in my thoughts, forever in my heart, missing you more than you can ever know. I love you, Lauren xxx To Jonathan with much love Kirsty Carl and Rhianna xx Gone from everyones sight, but never from their hearts. love uncle Richard & auntie Lesley jon, wish you were still here so i could entertain you with my adventurous stories for once. Daz I'll never forget our love cruises pal!! Miss u every day! X Always remembered. Simon Taylor miss you mate, love sam lofthouse xxxx Sad are the hearts that love you Sad are the tears that fall But living our lives without you Jon Is the saddest part of all love, Grandma & Grandad Wigley In Memory of Jonathan Just as you were you'll always stay Loved and remembered every day, Carol and Peter Langford Gone but not forgotten. R.IP. Jonna Boh x For and from Royal Sadly missed, never forgotten. Neil & Alex. In memory of Marine Jonathan Wigley from your ever loving father Proud to have known you Proud to have served alongside you Gone but never forgotten Always in our thoughts Rest In Peace Royal The lads of 45 Cdo RM Recce Troop Deep peace of the running wave to you. Deep peace of the flowing air to you. Deep peace of the quiet earth to you. Deep peace of the shining stars to you. Deep peace of the infinite peace to you. Love always, Mum xxxx Thinking of You, Royal. Your mate, Rob Woods 45Cdo We had only met you a couple of times Jon, when you called to see Rob, but we think of you and remember you often. Love from Sue and Geoff Woods (Rob's mum and Dad) Your brothers Chris and Dom A word in the House, a stroke of a Pen the country disbanded a fine body of Men with fighting finesse and fitness supreme the crème de la crème wore the berets of Green. baz briggs, grantham, 59 commando Jon you always made everyone you knew smile...and you will never be forgotten. You were kind, thoughtful and caring and always lived your life to its fullest. An inspiration. Hayley Chapman Remembering you today Jon , on this your second Anniversary. We think of you often With Love Rob, Sue and Geoff Woods Jonna, you are always in my thoughts and will be until we meet again. Mum xxxxx Dear Jon Decided to run the Great North Run Oct 08 for you and raised a fantastic £1800, from all your friends, family and many others who wanted to donate. This money has been split between your memorial grove, help for heroes and the marines benevolent fund. Thinking of you Clare Thinking of you on your birthday Jonna. Miss you so much. Love always Mum xxxxx Another year has passed Jon, we think of you and speak of you often, but especially at this time of year. Sleep Well Royal. With love Sue, Geoff and Rob Woods

Donated by Mum and Mama, Lauren Sullivan, Kirsty Carl and Rhianna, Uncle Richard and Auntie Lesley, Daz, Nigel Goor, Simon Taylor, Sam Lofthouse, Grandma and Grandad Wigley, Gwen and Tony, Carol and Peter Langford, Ben Brian Philips, Royal, Neil and Alex, Your fathe

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