Wednesday 2 December 1914 – We Lost 65
Germans attempting to cross the Yser on rafts are decisively repulsed.
Captain Cecil Strachan Wood (East Yorkshire Regiment) is accidentally killed the day before his 42nd birthday. He is the son of the Reverend Canon Joseph Wood DD MVO late Head Master of Harrow School. His brother the Honorable J B Wood is the Political Secretary to the Government of India. .