6 February 1919 We Lost 231
Major Bevil Brian Quiller-Couch
Today’s losses include:
- A man whose brother was killed in October 1917
- The fiancé of VAD member and poet May Wedderburn Cannan
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Major Douglas Harry Acworth MC (Cokes Rifles) dies at Port Said, Egypt at age 33. His brother had been killed in action in October 1917.
- Major Bevil Brian Quiller-Couch DSO MC (Royal Field Artillery) dies in Cologne, Germany at age 28. He is the son of ‘Sir’ Arthur and Lady Quiller-Couch and had served continuously in Flanders and France from August 1914, and the fiancé of Poet and member of the VAD May Wedderburn Cannan