Thursday 22 July 1915 – We Lost 182

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George Mitchell

George Mitchell

Today’s losses include:

  • An amateur boxing champion and wrestling champion of the North of England who fought Georges Carpentier in Paris
  • The son of a member of the clergy

 Today’s highlighted casualties are:

  • Lieutenant Geoffrey Edward Grundy (Warwickshire Regiment) is killed in action. He is the son of the Reverend William Grundy Head Master of Malvern.
  • Second Lieutenant George Mitchell (Black Watch) is accidentally killed by the explosion of a trench mortar at age 26. He is the amateur boxing & wrestling champion of the North of England and fought Carpentier in Paris. He is the nephew of Percy Holden Illingworth late Chief Government Whip.