Brave soldier who won VC without firing a shot

The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire First World War guns in Parliament Square, London, to mark the end of the vigil at the grave of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey
Soldiers make their way up to the Stone of Remembrance to begin the evening's vigil as part of the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepval Memorial in Thiepval, France
Veteran Steve Green with The new Somme memorial statue, at the VC Museum in Doncaster, of rifleman Willy Colman who was awarded a WWI Victoria Cross . Picture: Scott Merrylees

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A special service which followed an overnight vigil, at Edinburgh Castle, as Scotland marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
A piper plays at the close of the vigil at the Grave of the Unknown Solider in Westminster Abbey, London, as the nation honours thousands of soldiers killed in the Battle of the Somme, 100 years after its bloody beginning.
Soldiers make their way up to the Stone of Remembrance to begin the evening's vigil as part of the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepval Memorial in Thiepval, France
Veteran Steve Green with The new Somme memorial statue, at the VC Museum in Doncaster, of rifleman Willy Colman who was awarded a WWI Victoria Cross . Picture: Scott Merrylees
A special service which followed an overnight vigil, at Edinburgh Castle, as Scotland marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
A piper plays at the close of the vigil at the Grave of the Unknown Solider in Westminster Abbey, London, as the nation honours thousands of soldiers killed in the Battle of the Somme, 100 years after its bloody beginning.