Wars Last Goodbyes
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St Leonard Tortworth

Inscription

In loving memory of

Spencer Julian Wilfred Railston

Aged 25 years Lieutenant 8th King

George's Own Lancers Indian Army

Attached August 1914 to the 4th

Dragoon Guards killed in action

At Messines 1 Nov 1914 in a gallant

Personal attempt to rescue a Belgian

Woman lying wounded between the

English and German lines

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St Leonard Tortworth

South Gloucestershire

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Spencer Julian Wilfred

Railston

8th January 1889

Hamilton, Lanarkshire

31st October 1914

Messines, Belgium

25

Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

First World War

Lieutenant

18th King George's Own Lancers

4th Dragoon Guards (Royal Irish)

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