Wednesday 19 June 1918 We Lost 286

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Today’s losses include:

  • The brother of an Aylesbury United FC player who died of wounds in 1915
  • A man shot at dawn

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Private Joseph Clarke (Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry) is killed at age 27. His brother who was a member of the Aylesbury United Football Club died of wounds in May 1915.
  • Private Stephen McD Fowles (Manitoba Regiment) is executed near the village of Villers behind Vimy Ridge for desertion. At the time of his conviction he was serving under a suspended sentence of death for a previous desertion offense.