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The news this week 100 years ago: 26th October - 1st November 1918

Friday 26 October 2018

This week marks the centenary of death of five Old Salopians.

Second Lieutenant James Malcolm Inglis, 9th Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Chance’s (now Severn Hill), left in 1917.

Killed in action in France, 26th October 1918, aged 19.
Buried at Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France. Grave VI. D. 2.


Second Lieutenant Arthur Bankes Owen, 7th Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry.
School House, left in 1917 for Sandhurst. He went to France in July 1918.

Died of wounds in France, 26th October 1918, aged 19.
Buried at Delsaux Farm Cemetery, Beugny, France. Grave I. A. 1.


Lieutenant Ernest Woodbourne Alltree, H.M.S. "India." Royal Naval Reserve.
Day Boys, left in 1904 and worked in Nova Scotia. Possibly related to Charles Derek Alltree, d. 27th March 1918.

Interned for three years, he died of illness in Norway, 29th October 1918, aged 30.
Buried at Lillehammer Churchyard, Norway. Grave 14. 93.


Lieutenant Richard Harry Sampson, Welsh Regiment attd. H.Q. 114th Bde., 38th Div.
School House, left in 1907.

Killed in action in France, 29th October 1918, aged 27.
Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, France. Grave XLVIII. C. 5.


Lieutenant Arthur Frederic Evans, 100th Sqdn. Royal Air Force.
Bennett’s (now Severn Hill), left in 1904.

Killed in an accident while acting as Flying Officer in France, 30th October 1918, aged 30.
Buried at Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney, France. Grave I. D. 12.

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