Saturday 14 July 1917 We Lost 492

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Royal Humane Society’s Medal for life saving

Today’s losses include:

  • A holder of the Royal Humane Society’s Medal for life saving
  • Grandson of a member of the clergy
  • A man whose son was killed earlier this yeaer
  • A man whose brother was killed on Gallipoli in 1915

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Douglas Scrivenor Howard Keep (Bedfordshire Regiment) is killed at age 24. He is a holder of the Royal Humane Society’s Medal for life saving.
  • Lieutenant Edward Vivian Morgan Crofton (Royal Engineers) is killed at age 28. He is the grandson of the Reverend Henry William Crofton.
  • Sergeant Instructor Joseph Johnson (Royal Artillery) dies on service at age 55 in Malvern. His son was killed in May of this year.
  • Private Charles Arthur Gibbs (Sussex Regiment) is killed at Arras at age 22. His brother was killed on Gallipoli in June 1915.