Friday 7 June 1918 We Lost 364

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Today’s losses include:

  • The Assistance Native Commissioner for Northern Rhodesia
  • The son of the 7th Viscount Falmouth
  • A family that will lose two sons in the Great War
  • A man whose nephew will be killed in August 1944
  • A man whose won will be killed in the Royal Air Force in August 1944
  • The son of a member of the clergy
  • A Military Chaplain

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Major John Edouard Marsden Bromley DSO (Royal Field Artillery) is killed in action at age 36. He had been the Assistant Native Commissioner for Northern Rhodesia.
  • Major ‘The Honorable’ George Edward Boscawen DSO (Royal Field Artillery) dies of wounds received in action 27th May at age 29. He is the son of the 7th Viscount Falmouth and his younger brother was killed in action in 1914.  They will have a nephew, a son of the 8th Viscount killed in action in France with the Coldstream Guards in May 1940.
  • Captain James Hardie Brown MC (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders) is killed at age 32. His son will be killed in the Royal Air Force in August 1944.
  • Second Lieutenant Harold Arthur Livingston Raynor (Rifle Brigade) is killed at age 19. He is the son of the Reverend Arthur Guy Sanders Raynor Vicar of Steventon.
  • Chaplain (attached Royal Garrison Artillery) Joseph Dobson Burns dies of wounds while visiting an advanced dressing station when it is struck by an enemy shell. He dies at age 29.