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The news this week 100 years ago: 20th - 26th April 1918

Friday 20 April 2018

This week we remember Harold Winton and Horace Macaulay, who were killed 100 years ago.

Lieutenant Harold Barkley Winton, 1st Sqdn. Royal Air Force.
Chance’s (now Severn Hill), Captain of Fives, left in 1912 as a Classics Exhibitioner to Magdalen College, Cambridge, taking his degree by proxy in 1915. He enlisted in 1914 in the 16 Middlesex Regt. (Public Schools) and went to France in November 1915 and was wounded. in August 1917 he transferred to the RFC, obtaining his wings in February. He went to the Front as a pilot on 6th April 1918. He was killed 15 days later whilst flying in France, 21st April 1918, aged 24.

Buried at Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France. Grave V. A. 67. 

Lieutenant Horace Macaulay, 7th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders.
Ingram’s, left in 1912. Killed in action at Wytschaete in Belgium, 25th April 1918, aged 22.

Remembered on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Panel 132 to 135 and 162A. 

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