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Patty Matheson wounded in Middle East
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Patty Matheson wounded in Middle East

This is a rather faded newspaper cutting I recieved recently from a relative of Patty Matheson.
Patty lives in Burray and still has the bullets that injured him in his body to this day.
Patty is a great guy it does a bodie good to hiv a yarn wea Patty.
Sorry about the quality o the cutting bit hid is aboot 70 years old.

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Picture added on 07 December 2011 at 13:46
Comments:
I think the newspaper actually spelt his surname correctly John, but either way - good luck to him.
Added by Ian Hourston on 07 December 2011
Think Pattie was wounded twice, once at El Alamein 1942 and also think he was a young teenager when he went off to war 15-16 yo ?
Added by Malcolm Norquay on 09 December 2011
Yes John, auld Patty really is a true gent a great gardener,builder,and lifeboat supporter,and dont forget he likes his peedie dram.
Added by Brimsman on 12 December 2011
I would be grateful for any information on the following: I have a Peter Swannie Mathieson in my family tree. This Peter married Helen Scott who was/is my 5th cousin. Obviously this is not the same Peter in the picture but there must be a relationship between the two. The Peter in my trees parents were William Park Mathieson and Jessie Kathleen Norquay/Norquoy Any information would be much appreciated.
Added by Willie Sinclair on 20 December 2011
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