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Old 19th August 2012, 10:07
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Jack was a private in the Toronto Scottish, a big strapping lad. He used to visit us after one of the family served him tea and a spam sandwich in a servicemen's canteen and suspected he was homesick. After Dieppe he never came again. My mother would have liked to have written to his parents but had no address, he was a credit to them and his country. I would like to think that Jack's death, and the others, were not in vain, and the lessons learned saved lives on D-day.
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