Obituaries

MEARBS was killed whilst leading his Company into action on July 30th, 1916. Born in November, 1883, he was the youngest son of Thomas Meares of Clive Hall, Shrewsbury, and was educated…

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T H E death of Dr. Harvie-Brown will cause a vacancy in the ranks of Scottish naturalists which it will be difficult, if not impossible to fill. Few Scotsmen knew their native…

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WARWICKSHIRE ornithology has sustained a very serious loss by the death of this young and ardent worker, who was killed in action in France on June 4th, 1916, The third and youngest…

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WE regret to record the death of Lt.-Col. Boyd Robert Horsburgh, A.S.C., which occurred on July 11th, 1916. Prom his earliest childhood he had been devoted to Natural History in all its…

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CAPTAIN J O H N MACFARLAN CHARLTON was killed in the great attack, near La Boiselle, on July 1st, 1916, the twenty-fifth anniversary of his birthday. He fell, shot through the head…

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of Major Proctor’s ornithological friends were startled some months ago by the news t h a t he was in a critical condition and that it had been found necessary to amputate…

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was killed in Mesopotamia on March 8th, 1916, was born at Lucknow on January 16th, 1868, the son of Mr. Herbert Harington of the Oudh Commission. Educated at Malvern, he entered the…

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T H E ranks of British ornithologists have been further thinned by the death of Charles Stonham, which took place a t his residence, 4, Harley Street, W., on January 31st last….

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FEW men have during a long lifetime pursued the study of our home birds with more devoted zeal than the veteran Irish ornithologist Robert Warren, who passed away at his co. Cork…

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CAPTAIN GRAFTON-WIGNALL was born on January 25th, 1888, and entered Sandhurst from Clifton in 1906, passing out 14th. In November, 1907, he went to India, first being attached to the ” Fighting…

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