Famous Deaths in August 1916

  • Aug 1 Claude Newberry, South African cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies
  • Aug 2 Hamish MacCunn, composer, dies at 48
  • Aug 3 Sir Roger Casement, an Ulster Protestant and ardent Irish nationalist, executed by the British at 51
  • Aug 5 George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer, dies at 31
  • Aug 5 Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer, dies at 46
  • Aug 7 Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36
  • Aug 13 Fritz Steinbach, composer, dies at 61
  • Aug 18 Edward D Pain, English journalist (NY World), dies in battle at 36
  • Aug 28 Francis W Warre-Cornish, Engl vice-provost of Eton (1893-1916), dies