Autograph Book of a V.A.D., item 8

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joined The Royal Irish Rifles Novr 25th 19/14

Left  North Wall Docks for France March

29th 19/14 In the trenches on February 5th 17/15

For the first big battle for Ypres come out

of that safley Then went in the second

big battle for Ypres I was made a blocker

in this, I got  wounded badly with a shell

in the right thigh and smash my rifle and

shovel to bits then i lay over 30 hrs before

they could get to me Wounded on the 9th of May

19/15 landed in Birmingham Hospital May

13th Operation May 14th 19/15 Still suffering

                                         Sept 15th 19/15

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joined The Royal Irish Rifles Novr 25th 19/14

Left  North Wall Docks for France March

29th 19/14 In the trenches on February 5th 17/15

For the first big battle for Ypres come out

of that safley Then went in the second

big battle for Ypres I was made a blocker

in this, I got  wounded badly with a shell

in the right thigh and smash my rifle and

shovel to bits then i lay over 30 hrs before

they could get to me Wounded on the 9th of May

19/15 landed in Birmingham Hospital May

13th Operation May 14th 19/15 Still suffering

                                         Sept 15th 19/15


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  • March 14, 2018 17:40:43 Annick Rodriguez

    joined The Royal Irish Rifles Novr 25th 19/14

    Left  North Wall Docks for France March

    29th 19/14 In the trenches on February 5th 17/15

    For the first big battle for Ypres come out

    of that safley Then went in the second

    big battle for Ypres I was made a blocker

    in this, I got  wounded badly with a shell

    in the right thigh and smash my rifle and

    shovel to bits then i lay over 30 hrs before

    they could get to me Wounded on the 9th of May

    19/15 landed in Birmingham Hospital May

    13th Operation May 14th 19/15 Still suffering

                                             Sept 15th 19/15

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