Wednesday 29 August 1917 We Lost 343

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Somerset Edward Pennefather

Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a member of the clergy
  • A Military Chaplain
  • A man whose brother was killed last February

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Second Lieutenant Kenneth David Rees (Cheshire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 22. He is the son of the Reverend John Francis Rees Rector of Hakyn.
  • Chaplain ‘the Reverend’ Somerset Edward Pennefather dies at home at age 69. He is the son of John Pennefather KC.
  • Sergeant Robert Cottle Green (Royal Garrison Artillery) dies of wounds received 18 July at age 24. His brother was killed last February.