Shrewsbury School

The news this week 100 years ago: 9th - 15th March 1918

Friday 9 March 2018

This week we remember John Brindle, who died on 13th March 1918.

Captain John L. Brindle, 4th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Haydon’s (now Rigg’s), left in 1913. School OTC records show that he scored the second best in the musketry course on 20th November 1912, with a score of 106. Gazetted Captain in 1915, he died in the United Kingdom from illness contracted on active service, 13th March 1918, aged 23.

He is buried at Chorley Cemetery, England. Grave A. N.C. 119.

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