Another Week - 2nd August, 2018

Official news had been received by Mrs Furnell, of Antrobus Street, Congleton, of the death of her husband, Capt Thomas Furnell, of the Cheshire Regiment.
A telegram was received by Mrs Furnell saying that her husband was lying dangerously ill in a Red Cross hospital in Rouen, and later in the day she journeyed to London, en route for France.
Some time after her arrival in London, however, she was officially notified of the death of her husband. The sad news was received in Congleton on Thursday with profound regret, for Capt Furnell had a “host of friends in the town” the Chronicle reported.

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