17 December 1918 We Lost 256
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.