30 November 2017

The story of the ‘boy wonder’ Brigadier General Roland Boys Bradford VC

Roland was only 25-years-old when he was killed. The CWGC’s Assistant Historian Max Dutton, also 25-years-old, tells the story of his personal hero; winner of the Victoria Cross and the youngest ever Brigadier General in the history of the army.

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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is seeking to reunite the family of a First World War naval veteran with his medal after it was left at CWGC’s Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.

Visitors are invited to attend a special ceremony at Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol, to mark the completion of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s (CWGC) restoration work to preserve grave markers and memorials to the war dead.

The 100th anniversary of one of the lesser known events of the First World War will be commemorated this weekend (25 November) at a CWGC memorial in Mbala, Zambia.