Old Photos of Witham

Funeral of Auriol Round, First World War, at corner of Newland Street and Guithavon Street

Funeral of Auriol Round. Identified from present location of grave in M160, and its present inscription. Procession from the Round family home at 4 Newland Street (Avenue House), coming down Newland Street at turning into Guithavon Street on the way to All Saints churchyard for burial. Includes servicemen and civilians. Probably police sergeant Haggar by the telegraph pole. See report from Essex County Chronicle, 11 September 1914. He had died in London of tetanus from a wound received in the knee whilst in action at Le Cateau on 26 August. Buildings shown, left to right, are 64 Newland Street (on left), 45 Newland Street, 47 Newland Street, the Spread Eagle (49 Newland Street), 51 Newland Street, 53 Newland Street, 55 Newland Street, part of 57 Newland Street. See also photos M159 and M160.

RefM158
Date taken8 September 1914
SourceMott, Ted
Posted on Full size 2985 × 1728

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