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By Ted Bailey

this can be the tale of Frank Bailey, a guy whose usual manner in civilian existence concealed a checklist of lively provider and heroism within the nice War.He launched into a 36-year lengthy occupation with the Essex Regiment while he left his tiny rural group and enlisted a number of weeks after the demise of Queen Victoria. This outstanding trip took him far-off from England to the colonies, the seashores of Gallipoli and the trenches at Beaumont Hamel within the Somme.It is a touching own tale which begins with a dramatic rescue and younger stories of this quiet guy and alongside the best way reveals an unknown family members and a brother killed in motion. With the boys of Essex, we relive the gross horrors of the now notorious campaigns of the good battle, together with the recognized tank conflict at Cambrai the place Frank earned the prestigious behavior Medal for gallantry within the field.After surviving that negative clash, grandad Frank ultimately retired with honour as a massive and his tale is certainly that of a massive Soldier.

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