Thursday, October 24, 2013

'Other rank' wounded in shelling

Ruins of a dye works at Erquinghem, December 1916, AWM H15704.
Private Arthur William Findlay of Kensington was wounded at Erquinghem, France, in 1916 while serving in the 22nd Infantry Battalion.  Rod Martin has traced his service from enlistment, through a sojourn in Gallipoli, then France, until being wounded in the jaw by a shell.  You can read Arthur Findlay's story here.

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