Matchbox and contained letter from Sgt Major George Cavan to his family (2)

Cavan George
George Cavan was a sergeant major in the Highland Light Infantry. He lived with his family, wife Jean and 3 daughters, in The Drill Hall in Carluke Scotland. While away at training camp the orders came through to dispatch to France. The train he was on with his troops went through his home station but did not stop there. He threw out onto the station a matchbox containing a note to his family. On one...