Tuesday 20 August 1918 We Lost 440

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Major Robert J O Compston takes over command of 40th squadron.

Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a General
  • Multiple sons of members of the clergy

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Claud Frederick Pilkington Parry DSO (Royal Field Artillery) is killed in action. He is the son of the late Major General F W B Parry.
  • Lieutenant Alexander Hugh Sincalir Joyce MM (Norfolk Regiment) dies of wounds at age 27. He was awarded his Military Medal for efforts in a raid on enemy trenches as a Lance Corporal in the Bedfordshire Regiment on 27th April 1916.
  • Lieutenant George William Hugh Parlee (Royal Air Force) is killed at age 33. He is the son of the Reverend Henry J Parlee.
  • Private Nathaniel George Read Amies (East Kent Regiment) is killed at age 30. He is the son of the Reverend Stuart Amies Vicar of the Brents Feversham.