The collier S S Adriatic goes missing and is not heard from again. Apprentice William Alfred Cheetham is lost at age 16. His father was on the Imperial Trans-Antartic Expedition and will be killed in August 1918 when his ship is sunk. 513 more words
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I’ve been wasting far too much time this week trying to establish some Welsh bona fides.
Just remembering to say “Yaki da” from time to time and addressing Geoff as “Boyo” does not, I feel sure, entitle me to share in the euphoria over Wales’s progress – well, certainly progress compared with England’s pathetic effort – in the 2016 Euro football tournament. 536 more words
There was news of two Cranbourne men.
Drum-Major W. Herd, 1st Welsh Guards, has been home on leave from France.
Lance-Corporal A.R. Hatcher has been, with several comrades, blown out of the trenches, and is suffering from shock, but we are glad to hear he is recovering. 11 more words