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Samuel Austen - My Grandfather
Gunner Samuel Austen
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My grandfather, Samuel Austen served in the Machine Gun Corps Regiment No. 1209. He held the rank of Gunner from 1914 to 1920. He grew up in Blackrock, Co. Dublin and was aged 14 in 1911. As far as I know,he served on the Western Front and in the Afghanistan Campaign. He survived and worked in the insurance industry and died in 1954.