Whitchurch Herald 30th June 1917 (George Henry Pointon)

Report in the Whitchurch Herald 30th June 1917 of a letter received by Mr & Mrs Pointon, relating to their son, George Henry Pointon

"Hospital Sister writes;
He was admitted to Hospital seriously ill on June 10th; an operation was immediately performed with success and for two days he held his own. But a relapse came, a second operation was deemed necessary, but in spite of medical skill and attention the patient passed away
Chaplain writes;
Everything that medical skill could devise combined with careful nursing was given to your son, but in spite of it all he passed away. We have buried him in a Military Cemetery, near Bapaume "

Whitchurch Herald 30th June 1917

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