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George Beck grew up in Warwickshire and joined the army aged 18. He served in the Boer War and…
15 Dec 1918 VALENCIENNES:Dull morning. Church pde 10.0 am. Band play in Square during afternoon. Nice night. I have a night cap & sleep well
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