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Remembered Today:

Lt-Col Claude Swanwick Worthington DSO Manchester Regiment - his photograph


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There are lots of websites and obituaries to this man but almost all of them are missing this photo of him which appeared in this edition on the British Newspaper Archive


... wounded. Lt.-Col. Worthington, who was educated at Sedbergh School, had many sporting interests. He joined the Manchester Rugby Club in 1896, and gained a place in the 1st XV. the following season, continuing to play over the long period of thirteen years ...

Published: Saturday 16 November 1918 
Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News 
County: London, England 
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1526 | Page: 5 | Tags: 
I'm sure Manchester RUFC would be glad to know.

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Dear David,

Most thoughtful of you to publish that Portrait of such a capable and gallant Officer.

Kindest regards,


Edited by Kimberley John Lindsay
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