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.
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.
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.