Friday 21 May 1915 – We Lost 367

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Arms of Coke, Earls of Leiceter

Arms of Coke, Earls of Leiceter

Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a Master of the Supreme Court
  • A son of a member of the clergy
  • The son of a General
  • Father of the future 6th Earl of Leicester and son of the 3rd Earl
  • A family that will lose another son later in the Great War

 Today’s highlighted casualties are:

  •  Captain Robert Shuttleworth Clarke (Shropshire Light Infantry) is killed in action. He is the son of the Reverend William Shuttleworth Clarke Vicar of Marstow.
  • Captain Frederick Charles Waterfield (Sikhs) dies of wounds received two days prior at age 36. He is the son of the Major General H I Waterfield.
  • Lieutenant ‘the Honorable” Arthur George Coke (Armoured Car Division Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve) is killed on Gallipoli at age 33. He is the father of the future 6th Earl of Leicester and the son of the 3rd
  • Second Lieutenant Curwen Vaughan Rawlinson (Dorsetshire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 24. He is the son of the late Charles William Rawlinson, a Master of the Supreme Court.
  • Seaman Herbert Jestico (Howe Battalion Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Royal Naval Division) is killed on Gallipoli at age 18. His brother will be killed in August 1917.