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Lieutenant Alan Francis Newton

Harrogate Herald - 27th June 1917

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Lieutenant Alan Francis Newton (West Yorks Regt), elder son of Mrs Newton, of Crescent Parade, Ripon, and of the late Minor Canon Newton, of Ripon Cathedral, is in hospital in London suffering from a wound in the forehead and other bruises, received through the bursting of a shell over his billet on the evening of June 18th. This is the second time Lieutenant Newton has been wounded. It is only three weeks since he returned to the Front after recuperating from wounds received last July. He is an Old Riponian having been educated at Bradford and Ripon Grammar Schools. From Ripon School he gained an exhibition at St Catherine's College, Cambridge, and took his degree in the Classical Tripos in 1907. He obtained a commission in the West Yorks on the outbreak of war.


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