Great War Lives Lost

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

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9 May 1919 We Lost 71

Michael Derwas Goring-Jones

Today’s losses include:

  • A Brigadier General
  • The son of a member of the clergy

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Brigadier General Michael Derwas Goring-Jones CMG DSO (57th Infantry Brigade) dies on service in India at age 53.
  • Captain Llewellyn Lewis Meredith Evans (Royal Air Force) AFC is accidentally killed on the English Channel. He is the son of the Reverend Lewis Evans Vicar of Ford End.

6 May 1919 We Lost 67

Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a Justice of the Peace
  • The son of the 2nd Earl of Kimberley whose previously had a son killed in 1918

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Robert William Skinner Murray (Royal Army Medical Corps attached Royal Air Force) dies of pneumonia in Egypt at age 32. He is the son of John Murray JP.
  • Lieutenant ‘the Honorable’ Philip Wodehouse (General List, Censor’s Staff) dies at home on active service at age 32. He is the son of the 2nd Earl of Kimberley and his brother was killed in action in 1918.

5 May 1919 We Lost 77

4 May 1919 We Lost 70

Afghan forces cross the Indian border and occupy a few towns.

3 May 1919 We Lost 78

The Young Afghan Party proclaims a jihad against Britain.

2 May 1919 We Lost 69

30 April 1919 We Lost 66

29 April 1919 We Lost 74

28 April 1919 We Lost 88

Edwin Tufnell Hayne

Captain Edwin Tufnell Hayne DSC DFC (Royal Air Force) dies of injuries received in a airplane accident at home at age 23. He is a fifteen victory ace.

27 April 1919 We Lost 109