Thursday 15 June 1916 – We Lost 224

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Charles Lambert Jones

Charles Lambert Jones

Today’s losses include:

  • A General
  • Multiple families that will lose two sons in the Great War
  • A man who will lose two brothers in the Great War

 Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Brigadier General Hubert John Du Cane CB MVO (General Staff and Royal Artillery) dies on service at home at age 56. He is the son of Major General ‘Sir’ Edmund F Du Cane KCB.
  • Lieutenant Charles Lambert Jones (Gloucestershire Regiment) is accidentally killed at age 19. His brother will be killed in September 1918.
  • Private Frederick Benjamin Williams (Gloucestershire Regiment) is killed at age 31. His two brothers will also be killed in the Great War.
  • Private Aubrey Thomas James (Alberta Regiment) is killed at age 23.  His brother will be killed in September 1918.