Colonel Farquhar killed (Princess Pats Colonel)
Had breakfast at the Copeland Arms and then to library.
At 1 pm H.E. Rhodes called and took me to Jones pottery plant. I am shown over the whole works. From the common clay to the best China.
It took till 3 pm to cover the works
From here we went to the fancy tile works of Barratt’s, was shown over by a Brother of Rhodes, Rhodes gave me some China. I leave Stoke at 5:12 pm for Stafford.
* Lt. Col. Francis Farquhar – The first commanding officer of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, who held the position until his death. Farquhar asked permission of Canada’s Governor-General, the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, to name the regiment after the Duke’s daughter, Princess Patricia. Farquhar suffered wounds on March 20th at St. Eloi and died shortly after. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order.