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.

2 March 1919 We Lost 235

Today’s losses include:

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

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Bertram Sutton Evans MVO RN (HMS Europa) dies on service. He is the son of the Reverend H J Evans.
  • Corporal Bertie Robert Agnis (Royal Army Medical Corps attached Divisional Headquarters) dies of pneumonia. His brother was killed in February 1918.

 

1 March 1919 We Lost 285

John Harry McNeaney

Today’s losses include:

  • A five-victory ace
  • Two sons of members of the clergy

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain John Harry McNeaney (Royal Air Force) a five-victory ace dies of pneumonia on service at age 21.
  • Captain Theodore Augustus Girling (Canadian Army Veterinary Corps attached 2nd Canadian Division Headquarter Belgrade) dies of service at age 43. He is the son of the Reverend William Henry Girling Vicar of Wilshaw.
  • Lieutenant Bruce Martin (Royal Air Force) is accidentally killed at home at age 26. He is the son of the Reverend J J Martin.

28 February 1919 We Lost 302

Norman Algernon Brown

Today’s losses include:

  • Three families that lost two sons to the Great War

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Second Lieutenant Norman Algernon Brown (Royal Fusiliers) dies at home at age 21. His brother died on service in Canada on the same day in 1916.
  • Private George Edwin Arthur Brazener (Devonshire Regiment attached Labour Corps) dies of illness at age 31. His brother was killed in November 1916.
  • Private Arthur Payne (Labour Corps) dies at home at age 41. His brother was killed in October 1916.

27 February 1919 We Lost 289

Howard Redmayne Harker

Today’s losses include:

  • A five-victory ace
  • A Military Chaplain

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Howard Redmayne Harker (Royal Air Force) dies of influenza at age 27. He is a 5-victory ace.
  • Chaplain ‘The Reverend’ Timothy S J Carey dies of influenza while serving in France at age 41.

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.

25 February 1919 We Lost 292

Private E J Maudlin (East Surrey Regiment) dies on active service.  His brother was killed in November 1917 in Palestine.

24 February 1919 We Lost 331

Major Wilfred Thomas De Lacey Clark (Royal Marine Light Infantry) dies at age 34.  He is the son the Reverend Henry Clark.

23 February 1919 We Lost 299

Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a Baronet
  • A man whose brother was killed in June 1915
  • A family that will lose five sons in the Great War

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Lieutenant Evelyn Eyre Greenwell (HMS Research, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve) dies at home at age 32. He is the son of ‘Sir’ Walpole Greenwell, the 1st Baronet.
  • Engineer Sub Lieutenant P A Roy (HMS Sobo Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve) dies on service at home. His brother was killed on Gallipoli in June 1915.
  • Corporal Frank Blakeway (Durham Light Infantry) dies of pneumonia on service. He is one of five brothers who lose their lives in the Great War.