'It hit me silly when it hit'
'Got half my face off'
'14796 L/cpl Payne'
'You know me'
  '. . . again the cemetry    I thought it had done for me when it hit me'  _____________________________  There's a pause as blood starts seeping through the bandages.   'It only the blood coming through my mouth'   A nurse is summoned - the handwriting is different:   It will have to be redressed here  ____________  Payne is relieved.   'hope so'
with the Field Ambulance at a farm at Ypres
'I was running from the trench'
'it would have smashed my brains out'
'Now half my face knocked off'
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