Friday, November 21, 2014

Tring News: King reviews Troops at Halton. Lord Roberts dies.

Old News
100 Years Ago Today
 Tring War News
King stops in Tring on way to Review at Halton.
Northumberland Fusiliers in billets
Baths for soldiers in Museum
Films showing at the Gem Picture House
Arrangements for troops to see films at Halton Camp
William Smith setting up civilian guard of older men
Gertrude Hiller marries Mr Fletcher, gardener at Tring Park
Ellen (Nellie), wife of Herbert Grange, dies aged 52 years.

In addition I have added the Tring War News for 7th November 1914
This includes:
Private Joseph Poulton, 28, of the 1st Bedfordshire Regiment died of wounds - obituary and funeral
Lieut. Vivian Williams wounded and in a nursing home in London
Belgium refugees established in their new home at "Woodville"
William Mead, of New Mill has constructed a bathing place where 24 soldiers can take a bath at any one time.
Leiut.-Corporal H. A. Beasley is now on active service.

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