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Monday, May 13, 2013

Soldiers names in the journal

I compiled a list of names of soldiers mentioned in my grandfather's journal - perhaps it might help those searching for relatives.

Lieutenant Marshall – wounded
Colonel Sharpe
General Finley – killed in action
Lieutenant Richie
Grogan – telephonest died of wounds
Smith - telephonest
Mr. Wood – young officer kia 8 days after arriving
Mr. Donahue –
Major Baird
Major Madocks – wounded Sept 14, 1914 kia
Taylor & Farmer – wounded Nov 21, 1914
George Hodge – Corporal killed in action
Bruce – Gordon Highlanders
Major Johnson – killed in action
Collins – main character within the journal
George Millington – major character in journal and survived
                                the war and retired as Sergeant Major
Percy / George Bramwell – killed in action
Hayman – killed in action
Frank W Taylor – corporal reported wounded 8/12/14 kia

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