Monday 18 December 1916 – We Lost 255

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General Cunliffe’s Nigerian Brigade reaches Dar-es-Salaam.

Australian No 1 Light Car Patrol hoists the British flag in Dakhla, Eygpt.

A statement by President Woodrow Wilson that their war aims are no more moral than Germany’s, offends Britain.

Today’s losses include:

  • A man whose brother will be killed next April
  • The middle of three brothers who will lose their lives in the Great War

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Private William Robert Gregory (Royal Welsh Fusiliers) dies of wounds received in action in Mesopotamia. His brother will be killed in April 1918.
  • Private Peter Isherwood (Royal Fusiliers) is killed at age 30. He is the middle of three brothers who will lose their lives in the Great War.