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IN A TIGHT CORNER

MOWJXi; '(HI-: (iKUMANS DOWN. I'jiv.u.; Alt'X,'!iil>T .\i!<i-i'>ii:i, of iJin 2nd l;;.;:;i:i'<ii ni tkf; iiuyal S.-,t<. v. ho has !'••- Mill)-."! Hr:i!!ll'-'l I" AluTlli - t'A, (<r.!.;:;_r act'iiml <■< his <-.\[rt'nciii'<.* ;i!. .MOll.-1 : " J !!■' i-hrapsi'.-l •'ii<l l!:- Jll<;>;. "damage. '1 In- (J-t.-nnau iiii.t.'iiry i:oulil ii'it iiit thi j.i;,.. t i : , v iicjivi,/ ;.). \\V could nut luiu ti;« in. V\"i: them !i:t-V abiiut fc:; ; vi!> ;r.y;ty, and tlit-y cam-: idon# ill !,,ii"> i;!•- jil.-L lik- a iro'.td leaving ;i l'oot--1 ,ili ]:,.: l: !:. • H'!' i::!l.\"iliis .-ini|iiy .-'.lli'-L th'-iii <i'!.W:. ;i.':'l J vili jjuaraiit-r.-c that for <\o;v "ii'- thai ft Ii " :! ''in' 'i<i" they lost |:) in- ]v. I; war * i-.ij>i<i tiring.' and we f,MU; i; lia:lu hot. .''•'*"' in our ironuh. «-•]>■ k;!if.\ and '.»•■ had <ii:ly tiv or six, myxiif. injur':-! with shrapnel. A 0! tin- i-U ankh.- ai«,'.a half-paM- 7 o'clock, truing thiouj/h my hoot and making in*"- i'cti a iittk- <j::«-*•:'. 1 it up, and wiit o!i' with the others whfji tin: ntdcr falii-i 1" retire ahum. 1 o'clock o:i th'- Mcuday mnrnin_\ Moiit> \va>- ill iiiiiite hv that time, and th:- (o-ruiaii iru.n.s had l«vn blaziui,' about all uijrht. \\V ha'l been in a (.'.nit.']' —two rcgi nn ills thousands, as mi»'» of lib U:!;:-.vc —and I wuld lite to say a word for our captain, Captain Hill Whitsori. Ln tin' trenches on the Sunday niiiht Ik- was walking about with. hi.s revolver, for anything, Had c.hc«rin£ its up 'while the shrapnel played about our position. Weil. at> I said, -we had to retire. We w<?nt hark thivo or four mile.-'. The lire! r«-gi-nver.t wc .saw- was the Gordons, and I took pnrtirtilar notice that they had a German prisoner in t.hf front of thr-ir rank?."

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IN A TIGHT CORNER, Issue 15655, 20 November 1914

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IN A TIGHT CORNER Issue 15655, 20 November 1914

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