Sunday 17 December 1916 – We Lost 224
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.