Thursday, December 20 – 1917
George Latham, the ex-Liverpool and Cardiff player, has now had a bar added to his first honour, the Military Cross. Latham, originally a tailor, was half back who played many years in international football – he was a Welshman as nearly everyone knows, and a dour dogged played he was, too.
After years of service with Liverpool he went to Cardiff as a player, and later became trainer to the club. The news of his latest award will make pleasant reading to all Liverpool football enthusiasts.
Latham, by the way, is now in Palestine.
(Liverpool Echo, 20-12-1917)