Friday 31 August 1917 We Lost 368
Today’s losses include:
- Multiple sons of members of the clergy
- Multiple families that will lose two sons in the Great War
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Captain Austin Patrick Hudson (Lancashire Fusiliers) is killed in action at age 24. He is the son of the Reverend Richard Hudson of St John’s Vicarage, Bury.
- Second Lieutenant Cecil George Lachlan (West Yorkshire Regiment) is killed at age 22. He is the son of the Reverend George Louis Lachlan Vicar of Tudely.
- Second Lieutenant Archibald Charles Spark (Gordon Highlanders) is killed at age 21. He is the son of the Reverend William A Spark JP.
- Private A J Allen (Central Ontario Regiment) his brother will be killed in August next year. P
- rivate Abraham Steinberg (West Yorkshire Regiment) is killed at age 20. His brother died of wounds last September.