On this day my Great Uncle John Solway died 100 years ago
He was buried with no age on his headstone, as he lied about his age to be allowed to join up, he was only 17.
I only found out about him ten years ago and have visit the grave many time. I was pleased that I took my mother over there to pay her respect before she passed away.
He was in the 1st Bn Devonshire Regiment, he is buried in the CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ in FRANCE but was kill in Belgium at the battle for Mons.
Rest in Peace John