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8 February 1917 :  2nd Lieut Wiliam Edgard Farthing

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Parents Frederick Farthing and Maud (née Gidley)  Educated at Plymouth Grammar School, age 18 William had a job as a railway clerk where his father was an Inspector. He was the younger of four, with two older sisters, Winnifred and Ethel, in their early twenties, each in turn a teacher and a telephonist and Frederick, living away from home and wor…


The 2nd Northants at Neuve Chapelle

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The initial impetus behind this article was research on Lieutenant George Duff Gordon, who hailed from Elgin – during the course of this it became apparent that 2 Northamptonshire Regiment had suffered heavy losses over the period between 10 and 13 March 1915, with the war diary identifying that of 20 officers, 10 were killed, 7 wounded, with 1 mis…