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cup of tea for the 2nd manchesters
« on: August 12, 2009, 07:29:41 AM »
pte 2199 james clarkson

10th may 1915 hill 60
i went to brew some tea for the lads,during a quiet moment,i bent down to do something,and got shot in the face by a sniper,the bullet came out through my jaw,ime now in rycroft auxillery military hospital,audenshaw
pte clarkson lived with his parents mr+mrs thomas clarkson at 80 hope st,hurst
he worked at stamford commercial Ltd,hurst

pte clarkson returned to france with the 1/5th manchesters,and was killed in action,on 20th october 1918,aged 21