|Evening Telegraph, Monday, 3rd May 1943, transcribed by John Collins.
Rushden Trooper Dies From Wounds
Trooper Paul Reginald Robert Hooton, Royal Tank Regiment, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Hooton, of 21, Tennyson-road, Rushden, is officially reported to have died from wounds in Southern Tunisia in April. He was 20 years of age, and a native of Rushden. After schooldays at Alfred-street he worked at the C.W.S. boot factory and then for Messrs. Gee, Walker and Slater. He was a member of the Athletic Club and had a Sunday newspaper round.
The bereaved parents, who received the sad news on Thursday afternoon, have a younger son, O/T Gordon D. Hooton, who is in the Navy.