memorial service was held at St. John's Anglican Church, Woodhouse,
in memory of Private Ernest Christian Quanbury, who was reported
during the past week as having been killed in action on 17 Aug 1917.
The rector, Rev. James Ward,
officiated, and preached a very impressive sermon, taking as his
text "Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of
He pointed out how the
soldiers who have laid down their lives for their country and
freedom have been bearing the burdens of others.
He concluded with the words,
"Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life
for his friend."
The church was crowded with
the many friends of the family, who had gathered to express their
sympathy and respect to Mr. and Mrs. Quanbury, who during the past
years have lost two sons in the Great Cause.