Sapper George H Coward

George Coward was a professional soldier in the Royal Engineers at the outbreak of war. He was one of the first servicemen to leave for France in 1914 with the British Expeditionary Force and saw action on the Somme in July 1916. He recalls the night before the infantry attack int he recording below...

George Coward returned home after the War and became a crane driver for Stothert & Pitt in Bath. He remained active with the Royal British Legion until his death in 1962.

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A LONG NIGHT

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