Just joining the new weekly 100 words challenge for Grown ups and a straight prompt which is below. For more details click HERE
lest we forget.....
I look at the photograph of a young, handsome man. There is something about that image that urges me to find out about his short and purposeful life.
He was just 20 years old when he paid the ultimate sacrifice.
His war record shows that he perished from a gun wound to the chest at 43 casualty clearing station in
. I can not help but wonder, was he alone? was he in dreadful pain? I suspect that deep down I know those answers. France
That makes me very sad. Although he has been gone 93 years, he is not forgotten.
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Taking part in the 100 word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week #18