Horsham man’s sad news - October 1914

World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district

More news from the Front and a sad story via a Horsham man.

“Rod Hunt, of the RAMC, youngest son of Mr C.S. Hunt, of 138 New Street, Horsham, who is with the Expeditionary Force in France, wrote to his sister (Mrs Cowley) on October 7th.

“In the letter he says: ‘We have had a great number of wounded through the hospital in the last few days, and have been working night and day without stopping for two or three days at any time, but we are having a fine time...

“‘One of my mates who was at the Depot and went through the sanitary course with me, named Sellars, is dead. He was killed while carrying a wounded man from the firing line - he was deliberately shot down by two Germans’.”