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WILDING'S HEROIC DEATH.

LONDON, July 30. Officers state that Anthony Wilding, the. tennis player, was m charge of a three-pounder, and directed the fire from early morning to the middle of the afternoon, when he entered a dug-out. He was killed an hour later. The official report spoke highly of his work. In 'his last letter, written on the day ho was killed, he said : "For the first time m seven and a-half months I have a job Hkely.to end m my- gun, myself, and the whole outfit being blown to hell! However, it is a sporting chance, and if we succeed we will help our infantry no end."

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WILDING'S HEROIC DEATH., Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLII, Issue 13750, 31 July 1915

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WILDING'S HEROIC DEATH. Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLII, Issue 13750, 31 July 1915

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