31 January 1919 We Lost 190

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Charles Gardner Rought

Today’s losses include:

  • An Olympic Silver medal winner in the 1912 Olympics
  • A man whose brother was killed last April
  • A Justice of the Peace

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Colonel Rowland Hill Martin JP CB CMG CIE (Norfolk Regiment) dies on service in India.
  • Lieutenant Charles Gardner Rought (West Surrey Regiment) dies at home as a result of eating a bad oyster after repatriation from a Prisoner of War Camp at age 23. He was a Silver Medal winner in the 1912 Olympics as a member of the rowing Coxed Four.
  • Gunner Torquil Munro (HMS President Royal Naval Reserve) dies at home at age 24. His brother was killed last April.