1918: A Porthill Scout Dies in France

One hundred years ago today, with only a month left of the First World War, Chaplain to the Forces 4th Class, Frederick Cleveland, 1/6th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment died of his wounds received in battle aged 30 years on 11th October 1918.

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Frederick was a Porthill Scout, and was the seventeenth of eighteen of our Scouts, that we know of, that were killed in the Great War.

You can read his full story here.

Frederick Cleveland b. 1888 in London – d. France 1918.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.

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