Sunday 10 June 1917 – We Lost 775

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Second Lieutenant George Wallace Bollinger (Wellington Regiment, NZEF) dies of wounds received two days prior at age 27. His brother was killed in March 1915 making only the second Bollinger to die in the service of the King in the Great War. They have eight cousins who will be killed in the German army in the War.

Today’s losses include:

  • A man who has eight cousins killed serving in the German Army in the Great War
  • The son of a member of the clergy
  • Multiple families that will two and three sons in the Great War
  • An Enderby Town footballer
  • A man whose brother and father were killed together in October 1915

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Lieutenant Leslie Reginald Probyn Hindson (Royal Field Artillery) is killed at age 22. He is the son of the Reverend John Hutchinson Hindson Vicar of Wyrardisbury and the Honorable Mrs. Hindson.
  • Private Arthur De Boynton (Australian Infantry) is killed in action at age 24. Last year within a two-week period he lost two brothers in the service of the King.
  • Private Edgar Mansfield (Australian Infantry) is killed at age 37. His brother was killed last month.
  • Private Cecil Alfred Charlton (Leicestershire Regiment) dies of wounds received in action at age 26. He was a member of the Enderby Town Football club.
  • Private David Livingstone Anderson (Lincolnshire Regiment) is killed in action at age 20. His father and brother were killed serving together in October 1915.
  • Private Donald McIntyre (Machine Gun Corps) is killed at age 22. His brother died on service at home in June 1916.
  • Private Arthur Sibbring (Sherwood Foresters) is killed at age 32. His brother was killed last August.