WO-339_19222 Casualty notification form Captain Alfred Edward Bland

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The casualty notification form for Captain Alfred Edward Bland, an employee of the Public Record Office who died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916

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    tedesco57

    • 01/Jul/2016 10:36:47

    this tells the story...

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    pinstripe100

    • 01/Jul/2016 10:39:04

    All too often!!

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    iank14

    • 01/Jul/2016 13:15:55

    The crime isn't that he died, but there were so many that died with him so needlessly. He became just a number in a field of over a million.

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    Eva-Marie Neumann

    • 01/Jul/2016 17:50:32

    Waste of a life.