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Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Scope & Content Newspaper report on Pte, Geo. Frank Cahill, and his brother Pte. T Cahill. See notes for write up.
Catalog Number 04410.1
Condition Fair
Condition Notes Very yellowed
Search Terms World War, 1914-1918
People Cahill, T.
Cahill, George Frank
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Pt. G. F. Cahill was wounded on June 26th. On June 27th he wrote to his mother from the hospital that he had been injured with shrapnel in the neck and leg but that the injuries were slight. He enlisted with the 166th Battalion in February 1916, left Toronto for England in October and in two weeks was in France. He is 21 years of age and was born in Toronto. Pte. Cahill was at Vimy Ridge.
Pte. Thomas Cahill enlisted in March, 1916, was transferred to England in March this year, and is still in England. He is 29.
The brothers belong to St. Francis Roman Catholic Church, where they were educated. They lived with their father, Mr. T. Cahill, at 234 Claremont street.