Monday 19 July 1915 – We Lost 204

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Cap badge of the Nelson Batt RND

Cap badge of the Nelson Batt RND

Today’s losses include:

  • The brother of an Albert Medal winner
  • The son of an Admiral
  • A man whose brother will be killed in the last month of the war

 Today’s highlighted casualties are:

  •  Sub Lieutenant Francis Henry James Startin (Nelson Battalion Royal Naval Division) is killed at age 24. He is the son of Admiral ‘Sir’ James Startin and his other son will be awarded the Albert Medal next year.
  • Private George W Darwin (York and Lancaster Regiment) is killed at age 26. His brother will be killed in October 1918.