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Rfm. David Watson
British Army Royal Irish Rifles 12th Btn.
from:Kilmore, Co. Down
My grandfather, David Watson, told me he was a stretcher bearer and that he remembers seeing a hill in flames and because he came from farming background he said he walked through "acres and acres of wounded". He had already fought at the Somme, in 1917 he was 33yrs old, he went on to live to the ripe old age of 99.
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