Newspaper cutting concering Private J.L. Clinch, 3rd. Mortar Battery (Australian Army)
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|Subject||Clinch, James Lewis|
|Title||Newspaper cutting concering Private J.L. Clinch, 3rd. Mortar Battery (Australian Army)|
|Notes||This is a photograph of Private James Lewis Clinch, who went to Australia in 1911 in seach of adventure. Rode fench in the Austalian outback and then enlisted at Casino, New South Wales on April 26th 1915. He was sent to Egypt for training and ended up at Gallopoli (we obtained a late Gallopoli medal for him in 1984) After that he was sent to the Battle of the Somme, where he was wounded and then returned back home to England. He never said much about the war, but did mention that he had seen a young boy who was wounded trying to push his insides back into his stomach.|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Judith Godefroy-Chance|