|Evening Telegraph, 20th July 1944, transcribed by Kay Collins
Rushden Soldier Killed in Action
Mr. and Mrs. A. Safford, of 1, Upper Queen-street, Rushden, have been informed that Pte. Dai Picton, R.A., has been killed accidentally in Burma. Pte. Picton had lived with them for five years previous to joining the Army just before the outbreak of war, and worked for Messrs. Bignells Ltd., in Crabb-street. He was 24 years of age, and his parents live in Rhondda, Glamorgan, Wales. He had been abroad for almost four years.