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Private Arthur Hetherington Honoured; Serbian Success on Macedonian Front

Limerick has received sombre news regarding Private Arthur Hetherington, a brave soldier serving his country. Son to Mr R. J. Hetherington, Superintendent of the Limerick Post Office, Private A. Hetherington was recently informed of his son’s injuries sustained in the line of duty. Tragically, subsequent updates confirm his passing.

Private Hetherington’s selflessness was evident as he sustained his wounds while rendering aid to fellow soldiers in the heat of battle. His courage and commitment to his comrades exemplify the valour exhibited by servicemen amidst the harrowing conditions of warfare.

The community mourns the loss of this dedicated soldier, recognizing his sacrifice in the service of his country. His memory will be cherished, and his contributions to the war effort will be remembered with gratitude.

Amidst the sombre news, there comes a glimmer of success on the Macedonian Front, where Serbian forces have achieved significant advancements. The success on this front underscores the perseverance and determination of allied forces in their campaign against enemy strongholds.

The Serbian triumph serves as a testament to the resilience of allied troops and the effectiveness of coordinated military strategies. It bolsters morale and reaffirms the collective resolve to secure victory in the face of adversity.

As news of Private Hetherington’s sacrifice reverberates through the community, it is accompanied by a sense of solemn pride in his service and a renewed commitment to support those who continue to uphold the cause of freedom on distant battlefields.

In commemorating Private Arthur Hetherington’s courage and sacrifice, Limerick stands in solidarity with all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of liberty and justice. His memory will endure as a poignant reminder of the cost of war and the enduring spirit of those who answer the call of duty.

Dublin Daily Express – Monday 02 October 1916

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