The history of Clophill, Bedfordshire, UK
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Cyril, a tobacconist, enlisted in February 1916 . In March he injured his foot and then suffered blood-poisoning. In Mesopotamia in November 1916 he had dysentery and was wounded in Gaza in April 1918. In November he was dangerously ill in hospital in Alexandria and died of bronchial pneumonia. In between he saw a lot of action but still managed to write cheery letters home.
This is information gleaned from the 'Ampthill News' for the period of the war. Click title to expand an item.