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CSV Action Desk/BBC Radio Lincolnshire
People in story: 
Raymond Cotton
Location of story: 
France
Background to story: 
Royal Navy
Article ID: 
A5201038
Contributed on: 
19 August 2005

After we had lost many men-our friends and comrades reinforcements were sent out, Harry Pope was one such man on the third day I had a radio trapped to my and Harry was behind me working it.
The Germans mortar bombed us and Harry was caught in the blast and severely wounded.
Harry died the next day on his 21st birthday.

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