Thursday 24 February 1916 – We Lost 164

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Kentish Knock

Master Donald Douglas (S S Arbonne) is killed along with crew of thirteen when his ship is sunk by the submarine UB2 three miles east of the Kentish Knock Light Vessel. Fireman Tom Derbon Teanby (S S Tummel) is killed when his ship is sunk by a mine seven miles south from the Kentish Knock.  His brother was killed in September 1914.

 Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a missionary
  • Multiples families that will lose two sons

 Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Second Lieutenant Victor Morton Cansfield (Royal Field Artillery) is killed. His brother will be killed next month.
  • Second Lieutenant Dugald Roderick Christie (Royal Field Artillery) is killed at age 19 in Mesopotamia. He is the son of Dr. Dugald Christie CMG Manchurian Missionary.