ACWORTH Douglas Harry

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    British Indian Army
  • Regiment:
    55th Coke's Rifles (Frontier Force)
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  • Date of Death:
    6th February 1919
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  • Place of Burial:
    Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, Grave M. 26.
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    Son of H. A. Acworth, C.I.E., and Mrs. Acworth, of Malvern; husband of Edith Acworth, of The Palms, Orchard Rd., Great Malvern, Worcestershire

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ACWORTH Douglas Harry Is Named On These Memorials

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Malvern Priory – transcribed and researched by Robert Payne

Further Information About ACWORTH Douglas Harry

Awarded Military Cross.

Order of the Nile 4th Class.

Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral.

Malvern News 21st November 1914:
Capt D. H. Acworth, elder son of Mr H. A. Acworth CIE, attached 57th Wilde’s Rifles, Frontier Force is now at the front. Capt Acworth is adjutant of the 55th Coke’s Rifles and was home on leave when war broke out. His regiment was not sent to France, being stationed on the Indian Frontier from where it was impossible to remove it.

Malvern News, 5th December 1914:
Capt D. H. Acworth was wounded on 25th November 1914 and is reportedly doing well.

A photograph of Captain D.H. Acworth, M.C. of Malvern can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 26th January 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.

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Credits: This memorial transcribed and researched by Robert Payne