Friday 16 July 1915 – We Lost 158

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Today’s losses include:

  • Two men who will have brothers killed later in the war
  • A man whose cousin will be killed later in the war

 Today’s highlighted casualties are:

  • Lieutenant Anthony Edward King Slingsby (Duke of Wellington’s Regiment) is killed at age 26. His brother will be killed next March.
  • Corporal Frank Godson (Sherwood Foresters) is killed at age 28. His brother will be killed in October 1918.
  • Private George David Want (Cheshire Regiment) dies at home at age 21 from accidental rifle discharge wounds. His cousin will be killed in August 1917.