Wednesday, 10 October 2012

English Mother Dies on Son's Grave - DEATH THROUGH GRIEF

From the Sheffield Daily Telegraph dated September 1925

Came across the following newspaper cutting purely by chance - it certainly makes you stop and think!

I managed to find one of her sons through the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database -

JAMES, RUPERT FREDERICK
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death:     27/03/1918 - Age:     35
Regiment/Service: East Yorkshire Regiment  11th Bn.
Grave Reference II. H. 4. - Cemetery DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY

Additional Information:  - Son of Frederick John and Alice Augustine James, late of Seaview, Isle of Wight.


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