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Friday 18 January 1901 - Sergeant Sidney Carter returns home invalided from South Africa

Category Wickhamford
The Leamington Spar Courier
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Sergeant Sidney Carter, son of Mr. Benjamin Carter, of Wickhamford, near Evesham, who has just returned invalided from South Africa, where he has been serving with the Warwickshire section of the Imperial Yeomanry, has furnished the press with a graphic account of how the late Lieutenant Fordham Flower met his death. “It was,” says Mr. Carter, “at Hammond’s Kraal that Lieutenant Flower received his fatal wound.

[A lengthy account of the action against the Boers follows.]