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DEATH OF MR. W. J. EYRE.

MILITARY FUNERAL.

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MILITARY FUNERAL. A very impressive military funeral was accorded Private Thomas Ross, son of the late Mr. Alec Ross, and of Mrs. Ross, Paper Mill Cottages, on Tuesday afternoon. lr. Ross, who was 21 years of age, died on Fri- day last. He was employed at the Abbey Paper Mills, and was popular with every- one, being a promising and genial youth. He was a member of D (Holywell) Coy. 5th Batt. R.W. Fus. The Rev. D. J. Evans took the service at Alpha English Congre- gational Church and Miss Nellie Davies played the Dead March at the close of the service. The bearers and firing party of D Coy. escorted the remains to Holywell. In Whitford street the cortege was met by the Territorials and the Welsh Flannel Mills Band, which, under Mr. Chas. Jones, played the Dead March in Saul. The Rev. D. J. Evans and Mr. J. Petrie (manager of the Abbey Mills) headed the procession, and were followed by the firing party with arms reversed, the band playing the Dead March the Bugle Band, with draped drums (Drum-Major Jos. Williams leading); the hearse conveying the coffin on which was the Union Jack as the pall, with the de- ceased's cap and accoutrements; the rela- tives of the deceased in the mourning car- riages; the members of D Coy. with Capt. J. Ll. Williams (in command), Capt. Dr. Hook (chaplain), Lieuts. Elford H. Roberts, Maldvvyn Davies and J. R. Owen, Quarter- Master Schwarz and Sergt.-Major Baker, who also acted as marshal. There was a large number of Territorials present. The members of the local tent of the Order of Rechabites mustered in good force, and each wore a black and white sash. Follow- ing were a large number of ladies, and the gentlemen brought up the rear. The streets were crowded. The interment was at Zion Chapl, and after the services by the Rev. D. J. Evans and that by the officers of the Rechabites, the customary three vol- leys were fired and the "Last Post" was sounded by the buglers.

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