Henry Francis Severne was killed in action whilst serving as at 2nd Lieutenant in the 1/6th Batt., Sherwood Foresters, his death being reported from General Headquarters on May 12th, 1915.

He was 23 years of age, and obtained his commission in the early stages of the war, after having completed the Associateship course at the Royal School of Mines.

Mr. Severne was elected it Student of the Institution in 1912.

Vol. 24, Trans I.M.M., 1914-15, p.513

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