Death of a Lancer

#1
New Zealand's last survivor of Word War One has died. English born Victor 'Bob' Rudd served with the 9th Lancers in France.

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=1&ObjectID=10356374
The Returned Service Association asked Mrs Webb what it could do to mark his death, but Mr Rudd "was never a great RSA man".
"The only thing I said I would like them to do is to play The Last Post. Just for an old soldier."
Go well old fellow.
 
#3
Aw, bless the old donkey-walloper.

You're right. It has been a thinning week for them. Sad that all this sounds like Hannibal crossing the Alps to kids.
 

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