|Thanks, Bill.....very revealing, indicating that only about one quarter of the deaths are from enemy action.|
Hazards of military life are very apparent : young men are accident prone, and illnesses still take a surprisingly fatal turn.
"Egad, sir, I do not know whether you will die on the gallows or of the pox!"
"That will depend, my Lord, on whether I embrace your principles or your mistress."
Earl of Sandwich and John Wilkes