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"I dare say the same as what happened to Olly Brooks of the Third Battalion," says Geordie. "Blown to hell and back at Loos in 'fifteen; recaptured two hundred yards o' trench : feared nothing. I dare say he's one of two things. Alive, or else dead. V.G.s. Oh, phut! Some are noticed, others aren't. Some get V.C.s. Others get headaches. It's all the same in the end. Have another beer. Hi, you, you twit ! Pour these out agen. To hell with the bits o' tin and brass ! Medals ! I saved an officer's life once, and ought to have got a V.C. for it. Near Loos. I lifted up a burning car that he was pinned under with these two mitts, I did. I was as strong as a bullock then, and still am, too ! I lifted up that car by the front axles, and it was blazing like a busted lamp, flaring like crackey. I turned that car over. Sandow couldn't have done it. I felt sort of strong, with all the shells bursting round me and the little bits o' red-hot shrapnel yipping and wheeing in my ears. Yes. I saved that officer's life. But he was dead. So nobody knew about it, and I didn't get no medal. Waste o' time."
" Did you know he was dead?" asks the Grenadier.
" How could I have known, you stupid? Would I have gone to all that trouble and burnt the skin off of myself for a corpse? I kind of suspected that he might be dead, mind you, but I thought I'd give him the benefit of the doubt. And much good it done him or me." ,
" Ah," says the Grenadier. "If I could have my time over again!"
" What'd you do?"
The Grenadier has not the faintest idea. He covers

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