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❴Download❵ ➹ Old Soldiers Never Die Author Frank Richards – Ar1web.co Frank Richards was born in 1883 in Monmouthshire Orphaned at nine years old he was brought up by his aunt and uncle in the industrial Blaina area and went on to work as a coal miner throughout the 189Frank Richards was born in 1883 in Monmouthshire Orphaned at nine years old he was brought up by his aunt and uncle in the industrial Blaina area and went.

On to work as a coal miner throughout the 1890s before joining the Royal Welch Fusiliers in 1901 A veteran soldier who served in British India and througho.

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Old Soldiers Never Die Kindle Õ Old Soldiers Kindle ì MOBI ar1web.co Frank Richards born Francis Philip Woodruff June 1883 – September 1961 was a World War I soldier and authorFrank Richards was orphaned at the age of nine in 1892 and went to live with an uncle and aunt in Blaina then a busy and bustling industrial community It was a happy and enjoyable childhood and he later claimed to have been taught Welsh as a child but in his adult life soon forgot th

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    Old Soldiers Never Die Kindle Õ Old Soldiers Kindle ì MOBI ar1web.co soldiers download, never epub, Old Soldiers epub, Old Soldiers Never Die Kindle“We received a message that no visual signalling would be carried out and that we would be employed as runners between Brigade and High Wood Down in the valley below us a company of Argyles were occupying some shell holes and shallow trenches they seemed to be just outside the barrage I had to pass by them when I was taking back a message to Brigade Headuarters about a hundred yards beyond I had just reached Brigade when it seemed that every German artillery gun had lengthened its range and was firing direct on the Argyles This lasted about fifteen minutes and then the shelling slackened I waited a while before making my way back and when I did pass by the Argyles’ position I could only see heads arms legs and mangled bodies I have often wondered since then if all the leading statesmen and generals of the warring countries had been threatened to be put under that barrage during the day of the 20th July 1916 and were t


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