Monday 4 October 1915 – We Lost 400

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Today’s losses include:

  • Multiple men that will lose cousins and brothers

 Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Aylmer Geoffrey Stacey (Royal Marine Light Infantry, HMS Minerva) dies of illness in Egypt at age 29. His brother will be killed in April 1917.
  • Lieutenant Herbert Ormesher (Lincolnshire Regiment) is killed at age 21. His cousin will be killed in two months.
  • Second Lieutenant Leonard Henry Dardier (Royal Field Artillery) is killed at age 22. He served while a medical student in the 1st Bulgarian Unit of the Bulgarian Red Cross in the Balkan War of 1913 and was awarded the Bulgarian Medal in Bronze with Crown.
  • Sergeant Charles Vernon (Liverpool Regiment) is killed at age 25. His brother will be killed next August.
  • Lance Corporal Joshua Jackson (Cheshire Regiment) is killed at age 21. He is the first of three brothers who will lose their lives in the war.
  • Private Frederick Binks (Northumberland Fusiliers) is killed. He is the first of three brothers who will lose their lives in the Great War.