Sunday 10 February 1918 We Lost 211

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Cap badge of the Worcestershire Regt

A heavy raid is carried out by Australians against German positions south-east of Messines. Heavy casualties are inflicted on the enemy and thirty-seven prisoners brought back.

Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a Baronet
  • A man whose brother was killed in February 1915
  • The son of a member of the clergy

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Major David George Minden Dundas (Indian Infantry) dies in India at age 37. He is the son of ‘Sir’ George Whyte Melville Dundas the 5th Baronet who lost a younger son in February 1915.
  • Second Lieutenant Alexis Cowper Honey (Worcestershire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 19. He is the only son of the late Reverend Albert Alexis Honey