Wednesday 7 April 1915 – We Lost 109
There is a skirmish between Turkish and British forces northeast of El Kantara, Egypt.
Today’s losses include:
- A civilian Chaplain
- Multiple families that will lose two sons in the Great War
Today’s highlighted casualties are
- Civilian Chaplain ‘the Reverend’ Hubert Gordon Allan (Young Men’s Christian Association) dies on service at age 29.
- Private Frank Walter Toombs (Gloucestershire Regiment) dies of pneumonia at home at age 16. His brother will be killed in action next month.
- Private Arthur Stanley Brooking (Devonshire Regiment) dies on service at age 20. His brother will be killed in April 1917.