A brave Earley soldier had to face a future with only one leg.
Lieut Hugh Kenney is making excellent progress in No 1 Reading War Hospital. 33 more words
Sydney Spencer addressed this note (written in pencil) to his sister Florence. Someone had told her he was afraid of the costant shelling.
Time 4.15 pm Date May 17th Year 1918 Place A mortal coil… 175 more words
15 May 2018 | Various Sources| Hawkins Bay Dispatch – This Day
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Even now he was in the trenches, Sydney Spencer was able to note the resilience of the local wildlife.
Thursday 2 May 1918
10.30 am. In a CT trench long disused. 165 more words
You may say that I am unrecognizable with a cigarette in my hand, red bob flowing down my sweaty face, streaks of blood drying up on my skin, a fed-up smirk painted on my face, and legs no longer anywhere in my body as I paraded down the road filled with astonished faces beneath the many lights of gigantic amusement rides that night I reclaimed my freedom. 1,651 more words