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LIMERICK OFFICER WOUNDED

In a sombre update from the front lines, news has reached Limerick of Lieutenant P. Diggory’s second injury while serving with the 9th Battalion of the Liverpool Regiment. The son of Mr T. H. Diggory, an esteemed agent in Limerick for the Great Western Railway of England, Lieutenant Diggory’s bravery and sacrifice underscore the harsh realities faced by those in service during this tumultuous time.

Lieutenant Diggory’s latest wound was sustained on December 31st in France, adding another chapter to his tale of valour amidst the chaos of war. His resilience in the face of adversity serves as a testament to the unwavering spirit of those who dedicate themselves to the noble cause of defending their nation.

The news of Lieutenant Diggory’s injury has undoubtedly cast a shadow over the community in Limerick, where his family is held in high regard. As a prominent figure within the Great Western Railway, Mr T. IL Diggory’s son epitomises the sacrifices made by countless families across the nation as they endure the anguish of seeing their loved ones called to duty.

The wounds sustained by Lieutenant Diggory serve as a poignant reminder of the perilous nature of warfare and the sacrifices made by those who serve on the front lines. His courage and determination in the face of adversity are a source of inspiration to all who hear of his plight.

The community in Limerick stands united in offering their thoughts and prayers for Lieutenant Diggory’s swift recovery. As he battles against the physical and emotional toll of his injuries, he remains a symbol of resilience and fortitude in the face of adversity.

The news of Lieutenant Diggory’s injury serves as a stark reminder of the ongoing conflict raging across Europe and the toll it exacts on those who answer the call to arms. As the war continues to unfold, the bravery and sacrifice of individuals like Lieutenant Diggory serve as a beacon of hope amidst the darkness of uncertainty.

In Limerick and beyond, the story of Lieutenant Diggory’s bravery will undoubtedly be remembered as a testament to the human spirit’s capacity for resilience in the face of unimaginable hardship. As the war rages on, his sacrifice serves as a poignant reminder of the cost of freedom and the debt owed to those who lay down their lives in its defence.

As Lieutenant Diggory continues his fight for recovery, the community in Limerick stands in solidarity with him and all those who serve on the front lines. Their thoughts and prayers are with him, his family, and all those who bravely stand in harm’s way in defence of their country.

In the heart of Limerick, amidst the bustling streets and quiet corners, the story of Lieutenant Diggory’s sacrifice will echo for generations to come, a poignant reminder of the price paid for the freedoms we hold dear.

Freeman’s Journal – Friday 07 January 1916

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