Monday 9 September 1918 We Lost 598

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Cyril John George Wallace

Today’s losses include:

  • A survivor of the Lusitania sinking
  • Multiple families that will lose two and three sons in the Great War
  • The son of a member of the clergy
  • The son of a General

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

 

  • Captain Laurence Hurley Callinan (Australian Field Artillery) dies of wounds at age 24. His brother died of wounds in May 1917.
  • Lieutenant Gavin Ralston Mure Caldwell (Coldstream Guards) is killed at age 21. He is the son of the Reverend William Henry McKenna Caldwell Rector of Fetcham.
  • Lieutenant Cyril John George Wallace (Northumberland Fusiliers) dies of gassing at age 22. He is a survivor of the sinking of Lusitania in 1915 while en-route from New York to rejoin his regiment.
  • Lieutenant Arthur Hugh Courtrey Galbraith (Royal Garrison Artillery) dies of gassing at age 21. He is the son of the late Major General ‘Sir’ William Galbraith KCB.
  • Lieutenant Joseph Victor Robinson Pastfield (Middlesex Regiment) is killed at age 20. His brother was killed in December 1914.
  • Gunner Richard Franklin Phillpott (Royal Field Artillery) dies of wounds at age 20. He is the last of three brothers who are killed in the Great War.
  • Private Frederick Meikle (Cheshire Regiment) is killed at age 38. His brother was killed in February 1915.