Thursday 16 September 1915 – We Lost 192
A Caudron G3 flown by Captain W H Treloar and Captain B S Atkins comes down behind Turkish lines and they are captured.
Today’s losses include:
- The first son of a family that will lose five sons in the Great War
- The son of Lord and Lady Daryngton
- The son of a Justice of the Peace
- Two men whose brother will also be killed in the Great War
Today’s highlighted casualties are:
- Lieutenant Ronald Herbert Pease Pike (Coldstream Guards) is killed at age 19. He is the son of Lord and Lady Daryngton.
- Second Lieutenant William Vernon Fenton (Yorkshire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 21. He is the son of W H Fenton JP.
- Lance Corporal William Henry White (Australian Light Horse) dies of abdomen wounds at age 39. His brother will be killed in August next year.
- Lance Corporal Richmond Morgan Smith (Manchester Regiment) is killed at age 24 on Gallipoli six weeks after his brother was killed.
- Pioneer Andrew Brown McAulay Munn (Royal Engineers) dies of wounds at age 21. He is the first of five brothers who will lose their lives in the Great War over the next three years.