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Pictured: Sergeant Arthur Wells pocket trench mirror that still has the bullet hole from where a German sniper killed him<br />
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A tragic Tommy's pocket trench mirror that still has the bullet hole from where a German sniper killed him has been discovered in his poignant archive 104 years later.<br />
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Sergeant Arthur Wells - a survivor of the Somme who was twice decorated for bravery - was picked off by the enemy sniper as he spoke to a senior officer while repairing a trench on the Western Front.<br />
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The fatal bullet penetrated the standard-issue mirror that would have been in his breast pocket at the time.