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53979: On Guard Duty' - Story of Leonard Haynes

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Lance Corporal Leonard Haynes No 26356 C Company 17 Welsh Regiment, was apparently on guard duty one evening whilst serving in France (sometime between June 1916 and February 1918). He had been told not to give anyone directions if asked. He was approache

At some point gransha spent some time at No 1 Dysentry Camp, 24 Stationary Hospital Rouen. Whether the family story about his encounter with the Prince of Wales happened here I have been unable to find out.

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5389.txt| GWA_4847_On_Guard_Duty.txt|

Creator

Haynes, Leonard

Date

June 1916 - February 1918

Date Created

01/05/1918

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918

Source

Unknown

Medium

Text: Memoir

Type

Memoir

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Mrs. Julie Gillard

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The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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