This is a short obituary to a remarkable person and soldier

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CarlL
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This is a short obituary to a remarkable person and soldier

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This is a short obituary to a remarkable person and soldier
see https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-57379704 
see the note about his divisions fatality / casualty  rates! Remarkable he survived amongst other events in his life
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Richard B.
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There are some amazing life stories among that generation :shock:
"“Sir with the compliments of my officer, your shooting was excellent – you killed four of our men”!
Un-named Traillieur to an artillery officer at R`Fakah, Morocco, Feb. 29th, 1908
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