Giving ‘Buried in the Bottle’ new meaning….
48-year-old Anto Wickham’s spent $50,000 on a 10-foot casket shaped like a bottle of Jack Daniels whiskey for his own burial (when the time comes).
When Wickham, a former soldier of the Royal Irish Regiment for 22 years, witnessed the death of eight Army pals during the Iraq war, he began to plan his own funeral, which he to be a celebration, rather than a mourning.
“Over a 28-day period in February 2007, I was attacked 74 times and there were some days we would get three or four hits in one day. I was attacked by heavy machine gun fire, IEDs and roadside bombs.”
The company that built it, ‘Crazy Coffins’ said it took several months to build.
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