It is not known exactly how and where he met his end, or how he came to be with the 2nd Battalion; only that he was too young to fight, but not too young to die. The son of a couple from Bedford, he is the youngest person buried in the Kirkee Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery at Pune, western India.
The Prince of Wales began his pensionable years today with a rose, a cake and a rueful admission that he was feeling “much older”. Being the Prince of Wales, of course — the man whose wife says he never stops — his 65th birthday was also a full day’s work, with a packed schedule of engagements in India before he and the Duchess flew on to Sri Lanka for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 19: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge departs a function holding flowers at the Royal Australian Airforce Base at Amberley on April 19, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George of Cambridge. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)
The Queen has made her annual appearance at the Braemar Highland Games. She was joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales and the Princess Royal at the gathering in the Aberdeenshire village on Saturday.
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