News had been received of the death of Corporal Archie Cook (above), of Baston, near Bourne.
Cpl Cook was in the Lincolnshire Regiment and was killed at the front.
The report concluded: “Much sympathy is expressed with Mr and Mrs Cook, who have several sons in the Army.”
News had also arrived of the death of Pte Sidney Cole (pictured above right). Pte Cole, also of Baston, belonged to the Northampton Regiment and had been killed in action at the front.