The government have provided me with an artificial limb
Coates,Smith,Deakin,Biggins D.C.M.,Bell,Hampson,Fish,Salmon,Sharp,Williamson,Sergt.Jackson, and Henderson, and I thoroughly enjoyed myself in both the Borough and James Street.
It was Dec 29th. 36th week, (9 months) after I was wounded, that I obtained my release from the Hospital.
The government have provided me with an artificial limb, which was fitted at Critchley’s in St. George Street, Liverpool, and I soon became accustomed to my new means of locomotion. After much trouble, and finally through the help of the Right Hon. Sir Fred Milner, Bart. P.C. I received all the pay due to me and was discharged on March 11th 1916, after being in the service 1 Year and 193 Days.