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Thread #104524   Message #2143054
Posted By: Gurney
07-Sep-07 - 02:03 AM
Thread Name: BS: Ypres 90 years on
Subject: RE: BS: Ypres 90 years on
My mother's father was 'lucky' in that engagement, he caught 'a blighty one' and lost half his hand. There would have been so many people who would have been glad to get 29/30ths of their man back.

He'd never talk about the war.