26 February 1919 We Lost 320

Captain Alfred Castel Symons

Today’s losses include:

  • Families that will lose two and three sons in the Great War
  • An organist, artist and cartographer to the Liverpool Dock Board
  • Son of ‘Sir’ Nathaniel Highmore
  • A Luton Police Officer

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Alfred Castel Symons (Royal Scots attached Tank Corps) dies on service at home at age 23. His brother was killed in April 1917.
  • Lieutenant Joseph Hall Hewitt (Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve HMS Arrogant) dies at home at age 34. He is an organist, artist and cartographer to the Liverpool Dock Board.
  • Second Lieutenant Charles Bowyer Highmore (Machine Gun Corps) dies on service at age 32. He is the son of ‘Sir’ Nathaniel Highmore GBE KCB.
  • Lance Corporal James Chandler (Foot Branch, Corps of Military Police) dies on active service in Germany at age 24. He is a Luton Police Officer.
  • Private Edwin Frank Latter (Labour Corps) dies on service at age 29. He is the last of three brothers who will lose their lives in the Great War.