Sunday 19 November 1916 – We Lost 632

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Philip Algernon Tillard

Philip Algernon Tillard

Today’s losses include:

  • Multiple families that will lose two sons in the Great War
  • The son of a member of the clergy
  • A man whose son will be killed next June

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Philip Algernon Tillard (Shropshire Yeomanry attached East Surrey Regiment) is killed in action. His brother will be killed next month serving in the Royal Flying Corps.
  • Lieutenant Robert Lloyd Bruce (Cameronians) is killed. He is the son of the Reverend Robert Dougals Bruce.
  • Sergeant John James Latta (Australian Infantry) dies of wounds received in action at age 27. His brother will die of wounds in April 1918.
  • Corporal George Albert Clissold (Australian Infantry) is killed in action at age 43. His son will be killed in action in June 1917.
  • Private John Benstead (Manitoba Regiment) is killed at age 23. His brother will be killed in April of next year.
  • Private Stephen E Durham (75th Canadian Infantry) dies of wounds at age 30. His brother was killed in December 1914.