Two Uncles

Private  35650 Frank Maven. 18th Battalion Durham Light Infantry (Pals).  Died 12th April 1918. Near Ypres. No known grave.

Private 444713 Gabriel Hill. 2nd Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Captured Dunkirk 1940.

POW No. 497 Stalag 344 Lamsdorf   (Lambinowice, Poland).

Inscriptions and graffiti on bullet scarred walls.  Detritus on a beach. Fragments of bone. Letters and postcards home. A route followed and another gone cold.