Saturday 4 March 1916 – We Lost 211

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Francis Daniell

Francis Daniell

H M Trawler Flicker (Skipper George West) is mined off Dover. Her crew of fourteen including her commander is lost.

 Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a General
  • A family that will lose two sons
  • A family that will lose three sons

 Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Francis Edward Lloyd Daniell DSO (General Staff, 21st Division and Seaforth Highlanders) dies of wounds received in action at age 41. He is the son of Major General F F Daniell.
  • Second Lieutenant Eric Alfred Montesole (Sussex Regiment) is killed at age 28. His brother was killed in May 1915.
  • Private George Farnell (South Staffordshire Regiment) dies of wounds. He is the middle of three brothers who are killed in the Great War.