Great War Lives Lost

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

7 May 1919 We Lost 93

Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a Justice of the Peace
  • A man whose brother was killed in 1917

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Second Lieutenant Cecil Sealey Davis (Royal Air Force) dies on service at age 20. He is the son of George William Davis JP.
  • Private Gilbert McCluny (King’s Own Scottish Borderers) dies on service in Cologne at age 20. His brother was killed in April 1917.

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

1 May 1919 We Lost 92

Captain Arthur Carlile Sturdy MC

Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a member of the clergy
  • A man whose brother was killed in April 1918

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Arthur Carlile Sturdy MC (Royal Army Medical Corps attached Indian Army) dies on service in Bombay at age 36. He is the son of the Reverend H C Sturdy.
  • Corporal George Edgar Budgett (Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry) dies on service at age 24. His brother was killed in action in April 1918.

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.