Saturday 10 July 1915 – We Lost 205

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Cap badge of the York and Lancaster Regiment

Cap badge of the York and Lancaster Regiment

Today’s losses include:

  • Two sons of members of the clergy
  • Two men who will have a brother be killed later in the Great War
  • Two men who are going to have two brothers killed in the Great War

 Today’s highlighted casualties are:

  • Major Trevor Mawdsley Foote (North Lancashire Regiment) is killed at age 40. He is the son of the Reverend Lundy Edward William Foote Vicar of St Peter’s Harrogate.
  • Second Lieutenant John Cyril Watmough (Northumberland Fusiliers) is killed in action at age 26. He is one of three brothers to lose their lives in the Great War.
  • Second Lieutenant A C D’A Lynes (Royal Berkshire Regiment) is killed in action at age 27. He is the son of the Reverend John Lynes Rector of Chalbury.
  • Lance Corporal Walter Newell (Black Watch) is killed at age 26. He is the first of three brothers who will be killed in the Great War.
  • Private Albert Leonard Ballard (Northamptonshire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 23. His brother will die of wounds in October 1918.
  • Private George William Long (York and Lancaster Regiment) is killed. His brother will be killed in November 1917.