Great War Lives Lost

We died 100 years ago in the War to end all War

Men lost in the Great War and their son in the Second World War

Walter Balfour Barttelot

  • Sir Walter Balfour Barttelot, 3rd Baronet  – father killed in the South African War, his brother is the first officer killed in the Great War and his son killed in Second World War
  • Lawrence Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth – lost two sons in the Second World War
  • James Harold Cuthbert – lost two sons in the Second World War
  • Brothers Algernon Henry and Felix Charles Hubert Hanbury-Tracy each has a son who will lose his life in the Second World War
  • Francis Howard Lindsay lost a brother in the South African War and his son in the Second World War
  • John Harrison VC
  • Godfrey Evan Hugh Bosville Macdonald (brothers lost in South Africa War & Great War)
  • Henry Molyneux Paget Howard (19th Earl of Suffolk and 12th Earl of Berkshire) and his son Charles Henry George Howard GC (20th Earl of Suffolk and 13th Earl of Berkshire)
  • Evelyn Ridley Bradford 2nd Baronet
  • George Robert Choat
  • Derek Percy Cox
  • Henry Thomas Imbert
  • Gerald Hugh Charles Madden
  • Arthur John Ross
  • Geoffrey Joseph Ogilvie Brichta
  • Villiers Chermocke Downes
  • Edmund Duncan
  • Charles Gittings
  • William Gass Halliday
  • Edward Samuel Grisley
  • G W Boorer
  • Gideon Beehag
  • William Amherst Cecil
  • Frederick Henry Smith
  • Charles Cadwaladr Trevor-Roper
  • Charles John Wintour
  • Douglas Reynolds
  • Dudley John Beaumont
  • Griffith Edward Jones
  • Ronald George Legge
  • ‘The Honorable’ Michael Francis Stafford Howard
  • Foster Raine
  • Gerard Chipchase Roberts
  • Charles Alfred Whiting Pope
  • Benjamin Eastlake Leader
  • Percy Hastings
  • Arthur Beadon Colthurst
  • Francis Mourilyan Butler
  • Mervyn Hugh Cobbe
  • Francis Dacres Byng
  • Frederick William Grantham
  • Gordon Hargreaves Brown
  • James Cross Holcroft
  • Charles Herbert Mallock
  • Albert Frederick Bisson
  • Walter Henry Chibnall
  • Arthur Edward Silvertop
  • Gerald Arthur Stacey
  • Humphrey St Ledger Stucley
  • Henry William (Viscount) Crichton his son is the 5th Earl Erne of Crom Castle
  • Hugh Dawnay
  • Charles Gordon Bond
  • Adrian Grant Duff
  • Heneage Greville Finch (Lord Guernsey)
  • Joseph Weatherer
  • William Gilson
  • Richard Trotter MacKay
  • George Arthur Ginns
  • David Beaumont Kester (also his twin brother is killed)
  • Francis Andrew Lyon
  • Malcolm MacMillan
  • George Worthington-Jones
  • Henry Percy Richmond Anson
  • Frank Pennock – two sons will be killed in the Second World War
  • Sir’ John Heathcoat Amory – two sons will be killed in the Second World War
  • Colin Archibald Mungo Park
  • Frank Guy Shackle
  • James Middlemass Thorburn son who was born after he was killed and named for him
  • Thomas Henderson
  • William Arthur Balaam
  • Thomas Beaumont
  • Francis Thomas Cox
  • John Pickard Becher
  • Ellis Nuttall
  • Walter Culip Blackman
  • William Sandbach
  • Alfred Robert Cahill
  • Edwin Evans
  • Ernest Edward Tuckett
  • Hubert Sydney Turtill (All Blacks Rugby Club)
  • Theodore Eardley-Wilmot
  • Roland Maddison Vaisey
  • Albert Victor Seymour Nordheimer – his adopted son will be killed in the Second World War

Saturday 1 June 1918 We Lost 679

Nine members of No 2 section 203rd (Cambridgeshire) Field Company, Royal Engineers perform acts that will win them the Military Medal during the attack on Aveluy Wood.  Within a month four of these men be dead as a result of later actions.

  • Lance Corporal Reginald ‘Nobby’ Clark
  • Acting 2nd Corporal Albert Webster
  • Pioneer John Pritchard
  • Sapper Basil Richard Gale will

Captain Gerald Gordon Bell (Royal Air Force) accompanied by another pilot, attacks a formation of enemy scouts. He shoots down one in flames and drives down others out of control, only breaking off the engagement when all his ammunition has been expended.

Today’s losses include:

  • The Secretary of the Glamorgan Wanderers Cricket Club
  • A Rhodes Scholar
  • A 51-victory ace
  • A 12-victory ace
  • Two families that will lose four sons in the Great Wra
  • A family that will lose two sons in the Great War

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Major Roderic Stanley ‘Breguet’ Dallas DSO (commanding 40th Royal Air Force) is killed in action at age 26 at Lievin. He is the second leading ace from Australia.
  • Major Frank Vivian Bracher (Welsh Regiment) is killed in action. He is the Secretary of the Glamorgan Wanderers Cricket Club.
  • Captain Alan Peile Dickinson MC (Liverpool Regiment) is killed at dawn near Festubert by a shell that also kills his runner and a stretcher-bearer. In two days he will be awarded his Military Cross “for consistent good work…this officer has always maintained a very high standard of efficiency in the company. His brothers were both wounded on the same day in June 1915 the younger dying, the older suffering with his wounds until he died in 1932.
  • Lieutenant Lennock de Graaff Godet (Royal Air Force) is killed at age 21. He is a Rhodes Scholar.
  • Second Lieutenant George Hubert Kemp (Durham Light Infantry) is killed at age 20. He is a 12-victory observer ace.
  • Sergeant John E Gleed (Gloucestershire Regiment) is killed in action. He is one of four brothers who are killed in the war.
  • Private James Reid ((Warwickshire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 29. He is the last of four brothers who will lose their lives in the Great War.