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HOW A PENRHIWCEIBER SOLDIER DIED. Air. and Mrs. Walter Johnson, 33 Glanlay Street, Penrhiwceiber, have received official news that their son, Private Sydney Johnson, has been killed in France. He was severely wounded on April 22nd, and suc- cumbed the same day at the Casualty Canadian Clearing Station. Private Johnson enlisted in September, 1914, in the R.A.A1.C., training in Ire- land. In August, 1915, he was drafted to France. He was home on leave last February. He was only 20 years of age. Letters of condol- ence from their Alajesties, the King and Queen, were received by the mother. The parents have re-ceived a letter of sympathy from the mother of their son's pal, Jasper Hyland. Jasper has written to 111 mother thus: -HSvd and I were like brothers. We were together when 1 was buried and he was wounded. He was terribly injured in both legs and one hand. When I saAv my near- est friend dying I broke down. I shall never forget it. The other two stretcher-bearers with him were wounded, one of whom died at a base hospital. The stretcher and patient were blown to pieces. The Germans spotted us from an observation balloon and followed us with shell fire for over a mile, and finally caught us."

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