Tuesday 9 November 1915 – We Lost 213

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Today’s losses include:

  • Grandson of a Major General
  • The son of a Justice of the Peace
  • Multiple families that will lose two sons in the Great War

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain James Fairburn Fairley (11th General Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps) dies at age 28. He is a cerebral surgeon.
  • Second Lieutenant and machine gun officer Edward Archibald Crofton McLaughlin (Seaforth Highlanders) is killed at age 20 at Hill 60, Ypres when a shell explodes on a gun emplacement. His brother will be killed in October 1916 and they are sons of Vivan Guy Ouseley McLaughlin JP and grandsons of Major General Edward McLaughlin.
  • Gunner Roy Douglas Keane Cheverton (Australian Field Artillery Ammunition Column) dies at in England age 26. His brother will be killed August 1918.
  • Private George Pratt (Cambridgeshire Regiment) dies at home of diphtheria at age 16. His brother will be killed in April 1918.