The Scotsman 8 April 1915

Report in The Scotsman 8th April 1915 regarding the death of Herbert Wickstead Ethelston

A service was held at St. Paul's, Knightsbridge, at noon yesterday in memory of Lieutenant-Colonel L. R. Fisher-Rowe, Major P. W. Duderly, Captain the Hon. G. H. Douglas-Pennant, Lieutenant Lord Brabourne, Lieutenant F. G. Marshall, Lieutenant M. A. A. Parby, Lieutenant H. W. Ethelston, Second Lieutenent C. F. Burnand, Second Lieutenant R. F. C. Geldred-Somervell, Second Lieutenant A. C. Foster, and the non-commissioned officers and men of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards who gave their lives at the taking of Neuve Chapelle. The service included the hymns, "For all the saints," "Onward, Christian soldiers," the commendatory litany, "God the Father, God the Son," and concluded with the National Anthem. The drums and the buglers of the Grenadier Guards attended, formed up outside the church, and before the congregation dispersed sounded the "Last Post."

Among those present at the service were about 500 men of the Grenadiers in khaki, Mrs Asquith, the Hon. Lady Musgrave, General Sir Francis Lloyd, Commanding the London District; Colonel Henry Streatfield, commanding the Grenadiers; several officers of the Grenadier Guards, including Captain Sir A. Webster, Captain Sir Wroth Lethbridge, Captain Sir Alexander Napier, Captain Sir George Boswall, Lieutenant-Colonel Torry, and Major the Hon. Miles Ponsonby. There were also present Lady Ferguson-Davie, Mrs de Crespigny, Gertrude Lady Penrhyn, the Hon. Lilian Douglas-Pennant, Lady Victoria Rowe, Lady Dalrymple White, the Hon. Mrs Charles Fortescue, Viscount Allendale, the Bishop of Bangor, the Hon. Lady Herbert, Lady Manners, the Countess of Harrowby, Miss A. J. Astor, Lady Mansfield-Clarke, Lady Templemore, Lady Maud Ryder, and Sir Francis Astley-Corbett. "

The Scotsman 8th April 1915

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