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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.
Looking for German items that are linked to the southern Dutch city of Tilburg or the villages around it (Berkel-Enschot, Udenhout, Loon op Zand, Goirle, Hilvarenbeek, Moergestel, Oisterwijk etc)