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8 February 1917 :  2nd Lieut. William Farthing


Parents Frederick Farthing and Maud (née Gidley)  Williams was educated at Plymouth Grammar School. Age 18 William he 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…

The 2nd Northants at Neuve Chapelle


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 one mi…