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Greatgrandfather scissors-saved his life.
Old 02-17-2017, 11:25 AM   #1
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Hi guys. Thought you would like this WW1 story. These were in his breast tunic pocket when he was shot. The scissors took the impact and broke. The bullet ricocheted into his left wrist. his name was Sgt Major W.J. Widdicombe, 142 Batt, CEF. If not for these scissors my entire family would not have existed........including my sorry ass.
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He lived to see 94!
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Great story - thanks for sharing
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Old 03-19-2017, 07:16 PM   #6
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Really nice story, and very lucky.
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Old 03-19-2017, 07:38 PM   #7
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Great story ! glad that destiny played out in favour of your surviving bloodline

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