May 7th 1915

 Ronnie Poulton

Lieut. Ronald Poulton Palmer (Royal Berks Regiment)


Yesterday evening, at twelve minutes past six, Professor & Mrs Poulton received a telegram at their home, Wykeham House in Banbury Road, Oxford. It contained the news we have all dreaded hearing:


‘Regret your son killed last night. Death instantaneous. Colonel Serocold.’



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