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Remembered Today:

Fatal rail accident

George Macdonald

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im trying to find any newspaper or official information into the rail accident of

lance corporal 78805 Herbert sidney wilmut royal defence corps/ Dorset regiment who died with a comrade Edward John hill

on 2nd December 1918 on the Portland railway when the men where walking on the line.

i have cwgc information,mic/roll..

any assistance would be much appreciated 


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Western Daily Press 05 December 1918.





Cornishman 11 December 1918


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Western Gazette 06 December 1918

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