17 December 1918 We Lost 256

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Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a Surgeon General
  • A six-victory ace
  • A man whose wife died while visiting him last month

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Edgar Robert Hulme Beaman (Royal Air Force) is accidentally killed flying at home at age 26. He is the son of Surgeon General A H Beaman IMS.
  • Lieutenant William Henry Maxted (Royal Air Force) is killed in a flying accident on target practice at age 19. He is a six-victory ace.
  • Private Albert Grover (West Surrey Regiment) dies of pneumonia at Etaples at age 23. His wife died on 26th November while visiting him.