Horsham soldier dies - December 1914

World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
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Poperunghe (spelt Poperinghe), close to Ypres, was the scene of much action during the Great War.

“Mr and Mrs Grinstead, of 26 Spencers Road, Horsham, received official notification of the death of their only son, Private Albert Edward Grinstead of the 1st (Queen’s) Royal West Surrey Regiment.

“The deceased soldier, who was a single man 26 years of age, was killed in action at Poperunghe on 23rd October.

“He was only five months in the Reserves and was called up for the war from his employment as a porter at Groombridge Railway Station.”