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Private F G Lawn

 
 

Harrogate Herald - 29th January 1919

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Private F G Lawn

 

Harrogate Herald 29th January 1919

Private F G Lawn, with the Italian Expeditionary Force, writes : 

The crossing of the river Piave was a most wonderful piece of RE skill, done under terrific shell fire, as well as bombs from aeroplanes. The river is divided into several streams, which were all to bridge over to get guns and transport across to an island some four kilos by three, strongly held by the Austrians, but British bulldog tenacity accomplished it with slight casualties, and made the Austrian fly back for his own country. It was a most rapid advance, and our troops, as well as the French, American, and Italian forces, were close on his heels, all the time making him leave all manner of transport and ordnance material behind for us to deal with. I was very [ letter ends here ]

 

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