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.
A burial service for four Canadian First World War soldiers will take place at 13:30 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Loos British Cemetery in France.
To mark the end of the First World War Centenary, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has launched its “Road to Peace” project. The project tells 120 personal stories of casualties who died during the final 100 days of the First World War, from 8 August to 11 November.