Friday 12 February 1915 – We Lost 109

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Cap badge of the Welsh Guards

Cap badge of the Welsh Guards

Thirty-four British naval aeroplanes attack Ostend, Zeebrugge and other points in Belgium.

The Welsh Guards regiment is first formed.

Today’s highlighted casualty is

 Ordinary Seaman Ernest Strike (Royal Naval Division) dies of illness at home at age 19. His brother will be killed in September 1918 in Salonika.