G. Pj-ic-s leaves Wrfliiv.:! on by the l.'iimaroa on the 29th inst. ''•: route for Er.gJa.nd to pnrcha*-' Iv!o"d *l«<k *>'" Highden stable. Dirrin- his abs"ii<-« A. Oliver Mill :\iU-r-.<l to iv.atteis at Awapurn. Indudw] in the entries for the: Don cast r.r Handicap n.'c Mie »w Zealand hcrses Sis. i-er Kadiu-s. Palisade. K-r-pn.ui.tiw.. 'I atVr. lev. and Vcmfttra. Di Gama. .Sir Solo, ard Reputation fl.e.iK* in the Py<h\ey Clip entrios. .Skier Kadiiu; and .P.'thsad*' are entered for the NV-wniarlwr Hr.mil,--up at. the V.'R.C. Autumn M^tin-. Tlw yranuer,:, soldier ivirii the French, armv is a hey named Ferdinand Briquet, who is 15. ' Previous to the war ffirdinand lived with his fa-ther and brother at, Ville-en -Wcovre. The father rejoined his regiment at W.rdun, the elder bov anlisted a,* a volunteer, and Ferdinand attached hime-elf to t-h* first regiment that passed. During the bombardment, by' a oombined British and Frendi. squadron, <>f the German positions on the Belgian coast, one British vesae! is said to Jiava fired no fewer than 1,000 lyddite and nhrapnel shells, so rapid was the firing- that wane of the yuutiii diseliaryed 14 projectiles & minute. The action lasted tor'l2 hams.
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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 15701, 15 January 1915