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The Intelligencer June 7, 1918 (page 3)

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The Intelligencer June 7, 1918 (page 7)

“Thrice Wounded. Mr. George F. Fitchett, residing at 429 Bleecker Avenue, has received the following telegram from Ottawa, which refers to his son: Sincerely regret to inform you 412109 Corporal Bryon Franklin Fitchett, Infantry, officially reported admitted to five field ambulance. May 27, 1918: Gunshot wounds in right leg. Director of Record.

Corporal Fitchett left Belleville with the 39th Battalion, and served 25 months in France with the 24th Battalion. This is the third time he has been wounded.”