Etc. -- J. E. Mott reported killed
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article in the 3 Jan 1918 Waterford Star newspaper.

Lt. Mott Killed

Mrs. William Mott of Waterford received word last week of the death of her son, Flight Lt. J. E. Mott, who went overseas as a staff sergeant with the medical corps in the early days of the war.

With that unit he went thru the fighting at Ypres, being in charge of a dressing station 500 yards from the enemy's lines.

Later he received a second lieutenant's commission in the Royal Irish Fusiliers, and went thru the Somme fighting with that regiment.

Later he was transferrerd to the flying corps, and only a few weeks ago was decorated for bravery in taking photographs of the enemy's lines.

During his air service he was shot down six times without sustaining serious injuries.

No details have been received as to the manner in which he met his death.

Mrs. Mott has the sincere sympathy of her many Waterford friends.


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