Thursday 25 November 1915 – We Lost 193
The Battle of Ctesiphon, Mesopotamia ends. This brings a standstill to the advance up the Tigris. The British have suffered 4,600 casualties and the Turks approximately twice that number.
Today’s losses include:
- The grandson of a Major General
- A man whose son will be killed close to the end of the Second World War serving in his father’s regiment
- The son of a member of the clergy
- Multiple men who will have a brother killed in the Great War
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Captain Arthur William Balders (Norfolk Regiment attached West Africa Frontier Force) is killed in the Cameroons at age 28. He is the grandson of Major General E M Boxer.
- Captain Charles Gordon Bond (Wiltshire Regiment) is killed in action at age 34. He is the son of the Reverend Gordon Bond and his son will be killed in April 1945 in Germany serving in his father’s regiment as a Major.
- Private Arthur Thomas Wagg (Norfolk Regiment) dies in Egypt. His brother will die of wounds in May 1917.
- Private Edward Amon (Duke of Wellington’s Regiment) is killed in action at age 28. His brother will be killed in December 1917.
- Private Bernard William Dunkley (Norfolk Yeomanry) is killed on Gallipoli. His brother will be killed in October 1918.