Wednesday 11 September 1918 We Lost 543

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Today’s losses include:

  • A former All Blacks Rugby footballer
  • Multiple sons of members of the clergy
  • Families that will lose two and three sons in the Great War
  • The son of a General

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Lieutenant Lawrence Gordon Lyon (Royal Canadian Regiment) is killed in action at age 23. He is the son of the Reverend Paul Lyon Rector of Lower Sapey.
  • Lieutenant Colonel Philip Prideaux Budge DSO (Royal Field Artillery) is killed in action at age 36. His older brother killed in July 1916.
  • Lieutenant Arthur Charles Parker (Hussars) dies on service. He is the son of Brigadier General A Parker.
  • Lance Sergeant Ernest Henry Dodd (New Zealand Rifle Brigade) is killed at age 38. He is a former member of the All Blacks Rugby Football Club.
  • Corporal Guy Robert Hurst Maitland-Addison (Machine Gun Corps) becoming the third and final son of Major Alfred Maitland-Addison to be killed in the Great War. He dies at age 33.
  • Private Harold Pashley Davies (Somerset Light Infantry) is killed at age 19. He is the son of the Reverend Edward Davis Vicar of Chevithorne.
  • Private Lawrence Edward Courtney (Royal Fusiliers) is killed at age 36. He is the son of the Reverend Stanley Thomas Courtney Vicar of Bullington.