Private 2nd Class Thomas Shepherd 31/08/1921

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) established that the last recognised First World War casualties would be those people who died on the 31st August 1921, almost three years after the guns fell silent. It is the recurring tragedy of war that the pain, suffering and death does not end with the last bullet fired.Continue reading “Private 2nd Class Thomas Shepherd 31/08/1921”

Rifleman W.W. Thwaites 31/08/1921

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) established that the last recognised First World War casualties would be those people who died on the 31st August 1921, almost three years after the guns fell silent. It is the recurring tragedy of war that the pain, suffering and death does not end with the last bullet fired.Continue reading “Rifleman W.W. Thwaites 31/08/1921”