Sunday 17 December 1916 – We Lost 224

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Cap badge of the Seaforth Highlanders

Cap badge of the Seaforth Highlanders

The fishing vessel Margaret (Skipper William John Foord) strikes a mine between Hastings and Dungeness and sinks with a loss of life of six including her skipper.

Today’s losses include:

  • A man whose brother will die on service next March

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Private John George Manson Mathieson (Seaforth Highlanders) dies of wounds after having his leg amputated at age 24. His brother will die on service at home next March.