Saturday 6 December 1918 We Lost 344

by greatwarliveslost

Cologne is entered by the Second British Cavalry Brigade and armoured cars.

Members of the 9th British West Indies Regiment attack there officers due to their poor treatment. More incidents of of insubordination follow as the troops refused to carry out duties that are assigned to them.

Today’s losses include:

  • A man whose son was killed in June 1917
  • The younger brother of author Gilbert K Chesterston
  • The assistant editor to the Eye Witness newspaper
  • The granddaughter of a Baronet
  • Daughter of a member of the clergy
  • A woman whose brother was killed in September 1917

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain William Henry Compton (Royal Army Medical Corps) dies at home at age 56. His son was killed in action in June 1917. After having served since August 1914,
  • Gunner Arthur Willis Inglis (Royal Field Artillery) dies on service at at 23. The younger brother of author Gilbert K Chesterston
  • Private Cecil Edward Chesterton (Highland Light Infantry) dies of pneumonia on service in France at age 39. He is the assistant editor to the Eye Witness newspaper.
  • Nurse Mary Murial Graham (Voluntary Aid Detachment) dies in London of acute meningitis at age 23. She is the granddaughter of ‘Sir’ Richard Graham 4th Baronet of Netherby.
  • Assistant Administrator Anna Marjorie Whall (Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps) dies at age 36. Her brother was killed in September 1917 and they are children of the Reverend Edward Haversham Whall Rector of North Barsham.