Wednesday 10 May 1916 – We Lost 235
A German attack is repulsed near Kondoa Irangi in German East Africa.
Today’s losses include:
- A Rhodes scholar
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Lieutenant Colonel F Rowley (commanding 1st Middlesex Regiment) is conducting Lieutenant Colonel Charles Albert Madge (Warwickshire Regiment attached 33rd Divisional Headquarters) around the trenches when a bomb drops into the trench. Colonel Madge is killed at age 41 while Colonel Rowley is not injured.
- Lieutenant Alfred Nelson King (Royal Field Artillery) is killed in action at age 27. He is a Rhodes Scholar.
- Lieutenant Jack Lockhart (Royal Scots) is killed at age 23. He is the son of ‘Sir’ Robert Lockhart.