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Aged 17 - Serving the world from our shores - Did you know that...

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A Canadian Aged 17, in C.C.S. (Casualty Clearing Station) Wounded Fifteen Minutes Before Armistice (11 AM, 11 November 1918)
Casualty Clearing Stations were designed as the second line of battlefield medical treatment. Situated in a safe area behind the conflict, they were still close enough to the Front to receive the wounded quickly. From a C.C.S. a patient could undergo emergency surgery, or be stabilized for further hospital treatment. The soldier in this photograph has been identified as Private Lawrence of Brantford, Ontario.

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Photographer: Alf. Sherman
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