Sunday 16 June 1918 We Lost 387

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Sydney Wright Ellison

Fighting along the Piave continues.

Today’s losses include:

  • A silent movie actor and director
  • Multiple sons of members of the clergy

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain James Tennant Whitworth Boyd (Canadian Army Medical Corps) dies of nephritis at age 26. He is the son of the Reverend Andrew Boyd.
  • Lieutenant Fraser Coventry Tarbutt (Royal Air Force) is killed at age 25. He is a silent movie actor and assistant director. As an actor, Fraser Tarbutt has performed in Mary Moreland”, released in 1917, in which he portrayed Basil Romney.
  • Lieutenant Sydney Wright Ellison (Royal Air Force) is killed in Italy at age 19. He is the son of the Reverend Thomas H Ellison Minster of Oldpark Road Moravian Church Belfast.