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5th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A copy of the record of service for Lieutenant Colonel John Carden C.M.G. He was appointed as the 2nd in command of the Battalion with the temporary rank of Major on the 30th September 1914. He was further appointed to command the Battalion on the 31st March 1915 with the temporary rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was killed in action at Sari Bair at Gallipoli in 1915 when his Battalion were overwhelmed by the Turks.

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