28 July 2017
War graves gardener takes on 100 mile challenge
A CWGC gardener who cares for war graves at a military cemetery in Cambridge will take on a 100 mile cycle this weekend to raise money for a charity that helps disabled veterans back into work.
The grave of 23-year-old Wing Commander Byron Rawson, Royal Canadian Air Force, was dedicated in Canada on Saturday 22 September.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is marking the end of the First World War Centenary with 120 personal stories of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the last months of the war. One remarkable story is that of Risaldar Badlu Singh, from Dhakla Haryana, who died on 23 September 1918. The CWGC commemorates nearly 74,000 members of Indian forces who served in the First World War.