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Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

Today we remember …

31st October 1915.  Drostan Russell, D Social 1904.  Rifleman, Northern Rhodesian Rifles, South African Forces.  Died of blackwater fever in Zambia, and listed as ‘died on active service’ 

Aged 24

Drostan Russell, Rifleman, Northern Rhodesian Rifles, South African Forces.  Died on active service 31 October 1915

Drostan Russell, Rifleman, Northern Rhodesian Rifles, South African Forces. Died on active service 31 October 1915

Commemorating the Fallen of WW1

Today we remember …

15th September 1915.  Gerald Goldie-Taubman, H & F Socials, 1888.  Captain, Royal Garrison Artillery.  Died in London, of peritonitis following an operation.  Gerald Goldie-Taubman was stationed on Malta, where he was Assistant Provost Marshal. In 1916, The Radleian listed him among those who had died on active service. Aged 42 Memorial1