Saturday, 20 July 2013

This Week's Interesting Obits

Some more for the Obits Page.  I don't normally include footballers, but Burt Trautman was a legend where I came from...

As I write this, news is coming in that Mel Smith has died...

The 7th Marquis of Anglesey (d. 13 Jul 2013).  Aristocrat and military historian.
BBC obit 16 Jul 2013
Daily Telegraph obit 16 Jul 2013

Kay Matheson (d. 6 Jul 2013).  One of the Scottish Nationalists who stole the Stone of Destiny.
BBC obit 8 Jul 2013
Scotsman obit 9 Jul 2013
Daily Telegraph obit 15 Jul 2013

Bert Trautmann (d. Jul 2013).  Goalkeeper who played with a broken neck.
BBC obit 19 Jul 2013
New York Times obit 19 Jul 2013
Daily Telegraph obit 20 Jul 2013
Guardian obit 20 Jul 2013
Independent obit 20 Jul 2013

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