Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Rycharde Haythornthwaite story. Chapter 5

Rycharde went through a short period of training before being sent out to the front line in France. Having suffered the vile effects of poisonous gas, he has been fatally wounded. Chapter 5 He was shot during one of his … Continue reading

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The Rycharde Haythornthwaite story. Chapter 4

Having enjoyed his schooldays at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Rycharde did not hesitate in signing up to join the East Kent Regiment ‘The Buffs’. Letters home portrayed a very different picture to the horrors being faced by the soldiers who … Continue reading

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The Rycharde Haythornthwaite story. Chapter 3

So far I have given an explanation of how I came to ‘meet’ Rycharde Haythornthwaite along with a small amount I have discovered about his parents and siblings. Now we discover a little bit more about Rycharde himself as he … Continue reading

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