Wednesday 4 April 1917 – We Lost 663

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Charles Chalmers Jameson

Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a member of the clergy
  • The son of a Jurist
  • Multiple families that will lose two sons
  • A Divinity student

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Francis Julian Bolster (Royal Garrison Artillery) is killed at age 20. He is the son of the Reverend R C Bolster.
  • Second Lieutenant Charles Chalmers Jameson (Australian Infantry) is killed in action at age 21. He is the son of Judge Charles Jameson of the District Court in Brisbane.
  • Private Charles Henry Barber (Sherwood Foresters) is killed in action at age 19 at Le Verguler. His brother will be killed in September 1918.
  • Private Frederick Richard Wilkshire (King’s Royal Rifle Corps) is killed at age 20. His older brother was killed in April 1915.
  • Private Thomas David McGregor White (Highland Light Infantry) a divinity student dies of wounds at age 28.
  • Private David Knibbs (Wiltshire Regiment) is killed at age 23 on Salonika. His brother will be killed in October 1918.