Monday 20 November 1916 – We Lost 381
Manfred von Richthofen records his 10th victory downing Second Lieutenants Gilbert Sudbury Hall and George Doughty. Doughty (Royal Scots attached Royal Flying Corps) is killed at age 21 while Hall is wounded and made a prisoner of war. He will die of wounds on the last day of this month at age 25.
Today’s losses include:
- The 10th victim of the Red Baron
- Multiple sons of members of the clergy
- Multiple families that will lose two sons in the Great War
- A man who will have two brothers killed in the Great War
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Major Coventry George Warrington Carew (Dorsetshire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 45. He is the son of the late Reverend John Warrington Carew.
- Captain Malcolm David McNicoll (King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry) MC is killed at age 34. His brother was killed last September.
- Lieutenant Corin Henry Benedict Cooper (Royal Engineers) dies of wounds received 13th He is the son of the Reverend Sydney Cooper rector of Upper Heyford.
- Private William Dolling Rippon (Sherwood Foresters) dies of wounds at age 21. His brother was killed last April.
- Private Edwin Robinson (Durham Light Infantry) is killed at age 21. His brother was killed in July 1915.
- Private Leonard Long (Northumberland Fusiliers) dies of wounds as a prisoner of war at age 26. He is the middle of three brothers who will lose their lives in the Great War.