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I was researching a local man who died while under training with the 1/5th Bedford's in St Albans. He is buried in Wootton Churchyard, Bedfordshire. I was having trouble finding how he died apart from as a result of an accident. I finally found a newspaper article and confirmed cause of death with his Death Certificate. A sad and strange end only days away from embarking for foreign service.

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Keith Woodland

I wonder what, if anything, happened to the escort for the six miscreants. No doubt they were the Regimental Police and took their eyes of the ball with tragic results.

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steve fuller

Another 'Ashpole' who had a bad time. Seem to recall one swimming the Suez in 1917 "evidently quite mad" being recorded in the war dairy if I remember correctly.

 

I have the Herts Advertiser & St Albans Times up to end July 1915 so will try and get a look this week.

 

Also have the Bedfs Times & Independent - have you already looked through that?

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Raster Scanning

Yes I have Steve, this is the only mention except for a funeral article.

 

 

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steve fuller
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Nothing between May and July inc. in the Herts Advertiser, of an incident while they were at St Albans or the event itself. 

 

(Havent added the funeral article from 23/7/1915 if you already have it)

 

Edited by steve fuller

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