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The bedroom of a WWI soldier remains untouched

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Oopsminty Sat 18-Apr-20 14:44:50

Just seen an update on this poignant story. Despite the home passing through many hands the room remains intact. The parents of the dead soldier had asked for it to remain untouched for 500 years. 100 years on it has been left as is, Very poignant.

This is an article from 2014

Jane10 Sat 18-Apr-20 14:48:02


Maggiemaybe Sat 18-Apr-20 15:23:09

That’s very touching.

Missfoodlove Sat 18-Apr-20 16:07:01

Very touching however such a shame the moths had taken hold.
I hope the new caretakers will preserve what’s left.
The Vichy French connection was rather ironic.

sodapop Sat 18-Apr-20 16:57:36

I saw that as well oopsminty poignant also interesting to see everything in his room. Amazing its all been kept intact despite the house having different owners.

SirChenjin Sat 18-Apr-20 17:25:28

That’s incredibly moving - thank you for sharing Oopsminty