|PV Nash enlistment photo 1915|
His best mate Snowy went missing whilst the men were on leave on Paris. They all feared he would never be seen again. As it turned out Snowy was indeed captured and held as a prisoner for several years - but this was a blessing in disguise. Snowy had been injured in battle and whilst imprisoned by the Germans, they gave him the extra medical attention he needed. He was released at the end of the war, out living Percy who died in 1974, six months before I born.
My cousin Cameron was one of the lucky students to be selected to attend the service at Gallipoli today after writing about our great grandfather.
|9 / 21st in France|