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As printed in the Manchester Evening News on 8th September 1915;

An interesting in incident marked the morning parade of the 4/5th L.N.L Regiment at Fletcher Street Barracks, Bolton this morning. The Officer Commanding, Lieutenant-Colonel Lang Simms, called out one of the men, Private F. H. Hurst, and congratulated him on saving the life from drowning of a young girl of about twelve years of age in the Borrow Bridge Lake.

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