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DEATH OF LORD ROBERTS

TRIBUTES FROM FAMOUS MEN. , Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. LONDON, November 17. In moving in tho Houses of Lords and Commons addresses to the Kins,' regaro ing a national monument to Earl Roberta, Mr Asquith and Lord Kitchener paid glowing tributes to Lord Roberts's genius as a soldier and character as a man. 'ilie Opposition Readers spoke in similar terms. WHY HE DIED. WOULD TAKE HIS COAT OFF. (London 'Times’ ?r.dSydney ’Bnn’SerrioM.) LONDON,- November 18. The ‘ Daily Mail,’ describing Lord Roberts’s visit "to the Indian _ troops, says a penetrating wind was blowing, with occasional rain. When the gallant Field-mar-shal understood that the Indian soldiera were without greatcoats and wore only field-service drees, he discarded his overcoat, pointing out that it was only right that ho should appear before his Indian troops attired in his khaki field-service dross. Despite protests, he adhered to bis decision. | WHERE THE HERO DIED. I A SERVICE AT ST. OMER. LONDON, November 18. (Received November 19, at 8.45 a.m.) It is now revealed for the. first time that Lord Roberts died at 64 Rue Carnot, Saint Omer. A Protestant service was hold in the Town Hall, and attended by tho Prince of Wales, the Duke of Connaught. Sir >7. French, many generals of the Allies, and delegations.

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DEATH OF LORD ROBERTS, Evening Star, Issue 15654, 19 November 1914

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DEATH OF LORD ROBERTS Evening Star, Issue 15654, 19 November 1914

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