I can not add much to the previous three reviews. This is, without any doubt whatsoever, an absolute classic book on this very brave and interesting man. I have visited his grave a while ago, and will pay my respects the next time I return to Ieper.
I will also endeavour to locate the farm where he received his last, fatal wound.
I would thoroughly recommend this book to everyone. It has so many appeals: the war story, the medical/RAMC/Liverpool Scottish story, the twins/school/sports story, the Liverpool connection story, the trench stories, the love story, the faith aspect and last, but by no means least, the man himself.
What a great bloke!
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