A marine who died and was buried in Bombay at the beginning of the war:
Private Frederick Valentine Ward, CH/16161 RMLI died on 17 Sept 1914. He was the son of Mrs EE Thrawer, Hazel Dell Bungalow, Creeting St Mary, Suffolk and is commemorated on Face A of the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial
A funeral party from his ship, HMS Swiftsure, landed on 18 Sept.
RIP Private Ward.