1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

James Wells

Contributed by: Bill Lonnen, on 2008-11-08

James Plant-Wells
Rank
First Name James
Surname Wells
Year of Birth 1880
Year of Death 1975
Regiment Royal Navy
Place of Wartime Residence Salisbury, Wiltshire

James's Story

My father was severely wounded by shrapnel from a German shell in October 1916 while on deck and fellow sailors said he only survived because the heavy seas caused the sea water to wash his wounds.

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