Monday 23 August 1915 – We Lost 320
Australians continue to fight at the Battle of Hill 60.
Today’s losses include:
- The grandson of an Alderman
- Multiple men who will have a brother killed later in the Great War
- An amateur golf champion
- The son of a Justice of the Peace
- Grandson of a Baronet
Today’s highlighted casualties are:
- Captain George Owen Green (Welsh Regiment) is killed at age 36. He is the grandson of Alderman George Green.
- Captain Allan Bonville Hay-Webb (Gurkha Rifles) dies of wounds received in action on Gallipoli at age 29. He was wounded in December 1914 in France and served in the Abor Expedition 1911-12. His brother will be killed in December 1916.
- Captain Geoffrey Makins MVO (King’s Royal Rifle Corps) is killed in action at age 37. He served in the South African War. His brother will be killed in November of this year.
- Second Lieutenant John William Ashley Maude (King’s Royal Rifle Corps) a barrister and amateur golf champion is killed in action at age 29. He is the son of the late Frederick William Maude JP and the grandson of Colonel ‘Sir’ George Ashley Maude and ‘Sir’ John Kelk the 1st