Piece of shrapnel wrapped in railway ticket
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World War One shrapnel death prevented by backpack

Assembly member William Graham has told BBC Wales how his soldier grandfather kept a fragment of a bomb which almost killed him in World War One.

The shrapnel was put on display at the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff Bay on Wednesday as part of an exhibition to mark Armistice Day.

The Conservative AM said his grandfather - also called William Graham - was saved by his backpack.

  • 11 Nov 2015
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