LCE.-CPL. CLIVE CHARTERIS LATCH, 9TH BATTN. ROYAL INNISKILLING FUSILIERS. DIED AT ROUEN, JUNE 28TH, 1916, OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION ON THE SOMME. AGED 25. At the School 1907—9 (Ferox Hall). C. C. Latch was the third son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Latch, of The Firs, St. James's Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, and subsequently of The Leam, Leamington. His eldest brother, Capt. C. T. Latch, R.A.F. [F.H. 1902—6], enlisted in the 2nd N. Midland Brigade, R.G.A. (T.F.), in August, 1914, and served as a Gunner in France till he was wounded at Ypres in June, 1915. He then obtained a commission in the 3rd N. Midland Brigade ; but in February, 1916, he was seconded to the R.F.C., and became Flight Commander and Temporary Captain R.F.C., served in the Ypres Sector with the 29th Squadron in 1916, and was demobilised as Captain R.A.F. The second son, Lieut. A. R. Latch, D.S.O., Tank Corps [F.H. 1904-7] enlisted in the Worcestershire Regiment in February, 1916, and obtained a commission in the Tank Corps in January, 1917, took part in much of the fiercest fighting in France in 1917, was twice wounded in the Battle of Cambrai, 1917, and was awarded the D.S.O. and " mentioned " in the despatch dated April 7th, 1918. Being incapacitated for further active service, he was employed at the Ministry of Munitions in 1918, and relinquished his commission on account of ill health contracted on active service. C. C. Latch entered the School in January, 1907, and left from a Scientific Form at Easter, 1909. Having enlisted in the 9th Battn. of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in September, 1914, he served with his Battalion in France and had been promoted Lance-Corporal. He died in Hospital at Rouen on June 28th, 1916, some three days after he had been severely wounded on the Somme.

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C. C. Latch entered the School in January, 1907, and left from a Scientific Form at Easter, 1909.