Wednesday 15 December 1915 – We Lost 205
Today’s losses include:
- A victim of Max Immelman
- A Chaplain
- A family that will lose three sons in the Great War
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Second Lieutenant Alan Victor Hobbs (General List attached Royal Flying Corps) becomes the third victim of Max Immelman when he is shot down while on a reconnaissance flight over Valenciennes at age 21. He is the holder of a Kent County scholarship and scholarship for mathematics at St John’s College, Cambridge.
- Chaplain “the Reverend” D H Griffiths dies at home.
- Private Wilfred Bertram Bygrave (Bedfordshire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 22. His two brothers will die in the Great War.