Sunday 27 February 1916 – We Lost 257

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S S Maloja

S S Maloja

The armed merchantman SS Maloja is mined and sunk 2 miles southwest from the Dover Pier killing 122.

 Today’s losses include:

  • A grandson of the 1st Earl of Ravensworth
  • A Rhodes scholar
  • A man that will lose a brother in four days

 Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Commander Seymour Fisher-Rowe (HMS Falmouth, Royal Navy) dies of illness at home at age 39. He is the son of Lady Victoria Fisher-Rowe and grandson of 1st Earl of Ravensworth.
  • Second Lieutenant Andrew William McGregor (Black Watch) is killed in action at age 22. He is a Rhodes Scholar.
  • Private Fred Tyerman (Yorkshire Regiment) is killed at age 18. His brother will be killed in four days.