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Saturday 15 December 1917 - The Huxley brothers, a patriotic Badsey family

Category World War I: News of men at the Front
The Evesham Journal
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On page, 7 will be found the portrait of Private Albert Huxley, of the Worcester Regt. Who has recently been killed in action. He is the youngest of the eight sons of the late Mrs Huxley, who have been serving their King and country. The eldest, E T Huxley served in the 29th Worcesters in East India, Poona, Rangoon, and Aden. James Huxley, of the Worcesters, was twice wounded in France and is now in Essex. Henry Huxley, of another battalion of the Worcesters, has been twice discharged from the forces. William Huxley, of the RFA, has nineteen years’ service to his credit. He has been three times wounded in France. Ernest Huxley is serving either in France or Italy. Frederick Huxley, of the Gloucesters, was wounded by a shell in the right arm and leg and is now in hospital at Wimereux. Richard Huxley served with the Worcesters, and Albert Huxley, whose death has just occurred, was also with the Worcesters.