22 January 1919 We Lost 156

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Today’s losses include:

  • A 5-victory ace
  • The son of a member of the clergy

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Walter Ernest Thorburn (Royal Scots) dies on service. He is the son of ‘Sir’ Walter Thorburn.
  • Lieutenant Carrick Stewart Paul DFC (Australian Flying Corps) drowns at age 26 on his way home to New Zealand. He is a five-victory ace.
  • Lieutenant Arnold Francis Crossley Atkinson (Royal Engineers) is accidentally killed in India at age 21. He is the son of the Reverend Francis Atkinson.