11th April 1917

Four local men lost their lives on 11th April 1917 whilst serving in France: Lance Corporal William Henry Austin, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment; Private Colin Clews, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment;  Private Albert Perks, 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment; Private Arthur Henry Pool, 16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regt).

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10th April 1917

Corporal Clifford Newton Ryder, of the Australian Flying Corps, died on 10th April 1917 and was buried at Castle Bromwich churchyard on 13th April 1917.


funeral of Corporal C N Ryder
The pallbearers carry the coffin from SS Mary & Margaret Church, Castle Bromwich at the funeral of 941 Corporal Clifford Newton Ryder of No. 4 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (AFC).

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