Great War Lives Lost

We died 100 years ago in the War to end all War

4 March 1919 We Lost 222

Today’s losses include:

  • A man who becomes his widows second lost husband to the Great War
  • A man whose brother was killed in June 1916

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Harry Young (Royal Garrison Artillery) dies of influenza. His brother was killed n June 1916.
  • Stoker Percy Franklin (HMS Boadicea) dies of illness at age 25. He will be buried in the same grave as his wife’s first husband who died on service in April 1915.

3 March 1919 We Lost 235

Today’s losses include:

  • Multiple sons of members of the clergy
  • A military chaplain
  • A woman who served as a nurse and had two brothers killed in the Great War

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Lieutenant George Ernest Healy (Royal Army Service Corps) dies at home at age 23. He is the son of the Reverend Canon G W Healy.
  • Chaplain Cecil Radcliffe Martyn dies of pneumonia while on service in France at age 44. He is the vicar of Tamerton Foliot.
  • Corporal Gwilym Davies (Army Pay Department) dies at home at age 21. He is the son of the Reverend William Davies.
  • Assistant Nurse Margaret Dorothea Braithwaite (Volunteer Aid Detachment) dies on service at age 40. Her two brothers were previously killed in the war and they are sons and daughters of the Reverend Francis Joseph Braithwaite.