Friday 28 November 1918 We Lost 500

Today’s losses include:

  • A member of the Penarth Rugby Football Club
  • The Chauffeur to the Bishop of Sodor, Manchester
  • A family that will lose four sons to the Great War
  • A man whose brother was killed in action in November 1917 at Cambrai

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Second Lieutenant Richard James Pawley (Royal Garrison Artillery) dies on service at home. He is a member of the Penarth Rugby Club.
  • Private Walter B Smith (Manchester Regiment) dies of influenza at age 30. He was the Chauffeur to the Bishop of Sodor, Manchester.
  • Private James Sutherland (Seaforth Highlanders) dies of pneumonia. His brother was killed in action in November 1917 at Cambrai.
  • Private Fred Gleed (Wiltshire Regiment) dies of wounds. He is the last of four brothers who lose their lives as a result of war service.