Ewhurst History Society

April 1917

News from the Front

Two more Ewhurst men died in April. Private Thomas Charles Gravett, serving with the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
was Killed in Action at Arras on 24th April 1917. He was 25 and before the war had worked as a cowman. His family lived at Ewhurst Green.

Private Charles Henry Tudor serving with The Queen's died of wounds on 25th April, in a German field hospital where he had been taken as a Prisoner of War. Born in Plymouth he had been a regular soldier in the Dorset Regiment for eight years, but later moved to Ewhurst, where he had been working as a postman and living at Hazelbank Cottages.