Saturday 19 October 1918 We Lost 990

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Arthur Bracton Bagley MC

Today’s losses include:

  • A man whose brother will be killed on service in 1924
  • Multiple families that will lose two sons in the Great War
  • Multiple sons of members of the clergy
  • The grandson of a Justice of the Peace
  • A Glasgow University Librarian

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Lieutenant Commander Christopher John Charles Eddis (HMS Scimitar) dies at age 33. His brother will be killed on 10th January 1924 commanding submarine L24 when it is accidentally sunk during maneuvers. They are sons of the Reverend John Elwin Eddis, Vicar of Holy Trinity Isle of Wight.
  • Captain Arthur Bracton Bagley MC (Dublin Fusiliers) dies of wounds at age 27 received two days earlier. He is the grandson of John Higginson JP.
  • Lieutenant Warwick Huxley De Buriatte (Royal Garrison Artillery) dies at home at age 32, three and half years after his younger brother has been killed in action.
  • Sergeant George Battison Smith (Cameronians) is killed at age 24. He was the Assistant Librarian at Glasgow University.
  • Gunner Arthur James Dewsbury (Royal Field Artillery) is killed at age 23. His brother was killed in September 1915.
  • Private George Albert Park (Dorsetshire Regiment) dies of wounds as a prisoner of war at age 39. He is the son of the Reverend George Edward Park Vicar of Burton Fleming.