Sunday 29 November 1914 – We Lost 93

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King George V

King George V

The King leaves England to visit the Army in France.

Fifth and Sixth Squadrons form Second Wing Royal Flying Corps.

Today’s losses include:

  • Major William Richard Norton AnnesleyDSO (Royal West Kent Regiment) dies at home at age 51.  He is the son of General William Richard Annesley and had served in the Egyptian Campaign of 1886.
  • Captain Gerald Henry Walter Mortimer(Jats attached Bhopal Infantry) is killed in action at age 32. He is the son of Christian Mortimer, Canon of Lichfield.
  • Sergeant William John Croft (Gloucestershire Regiment) dies of wounds at home at age 29. His brother will be killed next March.
  • Private Edward John Goodsell (Royal Warwickshire Regiment) is killed at age 23. His brother will be killed in 1918.
  • Private James Cameron Calder Milne (Black Watch) is killed at age 22. His brother will be killed in April 1917.