Friday 10 March 1916 – We Lost 220

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Gerald Howard Eardley-Wilmot

Gerald Howard Eardley-Wilmot

Today’s losses include:

  • A family that will lose five sons in the Great War
  • Two families that will lose two sons in the Great War
  • The grandson of a member of the clergy
  • A battalion commander

 Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence Oliphant Graeme CMG (commanding 1st Cameron Highlanders) is killed at age 43. He is a veteran of the South African War.
  • Lieutenant Gerald Howard Eardley-Wilmot (Devonshire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 25. He is the grandson of the Reverend Edward Revell Eardley-Wilmot.
  • Regimental Sergeant Major Charles Harman (Royal Berkshire Regiment) is killed in action. He is the first of five brothers who will be killed in the next two and a half years.
  • Private Bert Lowe (Suffolk Regiment) dies of injuries at age 23. His brother will be killed in June 1917.
  • Private J R Kennedy (Inniskilling Fusiliers) is killed at age 18. His brother will be killed in October 1918.