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PostSubject: Godwin-Austen Wounding and Jacket   Fri May 19, 2017 1:46 pm

How was Captain Godwin-Austen wounded? I've read in
various publications He was shot accidentally or was stabbed
during the ninth frontier war.
I have seen the Jacket in person with a big rent
up the back but stupidly didn't take a photo!
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PostSubject: Re: Godwin-Austen Wounding and Jacket   Fri May 19, 2017 1:50 pm

Shot accidentally by one of his own men.
But sorry, I don't have the testimony at hand.

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PostSubject: Re: Godwin-Austen Wounding and Jacket   Fri May 19, 2017 1:59 pm

From the Frontier War Journal of Major John Crealock 1878.

As commander of B Company of his Battalion he served under
Buller for a thrust into the Buffalo Poort and there was nearly
killed when a soldier behind him accidentally fired his loaded
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PostSubject: Re: Godwin-Austen Wounding and Jacket   Fri May 19, 2017 2:03 pm

That's damned bad luck! I assume he survived?
I've emailed the museum in Brecon for a photo
Of the jacket.

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PostSubject: Re: Godwin-Austen Wounding and Jacket   Sat May 20, 2017 10:37 am

ciroferrara wrote:
That's damned bad luck! I assume he survived?
I've emailed the museum in Brecon for a photo
Of the jacket.

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Yes, he survived but was probably very annoyed.....
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