Item 02: James Lindsell diary, 1 January-28 December 1916 - Page 37

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February, 1916
Thursday 17
Instruction as usual, Semaphore exam & get guns ready for range practice tomorrow.
Go & have a chat w/- Dad & play a couple of games of Bridge.

Friday 18
A most distressing accident occurred this morning. An Instructor was demonstrating w/- a Garland Grenade Mortar & live grenade, when by some means the grenade exploded in the gun C.S.M Kirton was killed & 5 others more or less severly wounded.

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