Monday 13 August 1917 We Lost 525

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Cap badge of the Middlesex Regt

Today’s losses include:

  • The great grandson of a Baronet
  • A man related to the assassinated Airey Neave
  • Multiple sons of members of the clergy
  • Multiple families that will lose two son in the Great War

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Edward Harold Lomax (South Lancashire Regiment) is killed in action at age 22. He is the son of the Reverend Edward Lomax.
  • Second Lieutenant Maurice Charles Thornton Bate (London Regiment) is killed at age 19. He is the son of the Vicar of Chittlehampton.
  • Corporal William James Hall (Suffolk) is killed at age 21. His half brother was killed last month.
  • Private Charles Baden Drury Powell (Middlesex Regiment) is killed on the Somme at age 26. His brother will be killed next July.