Wednesday 15 December 1915 – We Lost 205

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Alan Victor Hobbs

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.