Gerald Horatio Herbert
of the brave Welsh Guards who laid down his life on July 31st was Pte.
(3048) Gerald Herbert, whose wife, living with her son, at 10, Carter-street,
Burnley, has been officially informed that he was killed in action. An
Oxfordshire man, he came to Burnley nineteen or twenty years ago and had
all along been employed at Massey’s Burnley Brewery. He was 37 years
of age, enlisted on September 1st last year, and went out about Christmas.
He had been very closely identified with St. James’s Church and
Sunday School and was one of the members of the school cricket team at
one period. He has two brothers serving, one in China and one in Salonika.