Sunday 31 December 1916 – We Lost 449

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HMS Rifleman joins Ivernia to escort her on the last part of her journey.

Hull City Football Club

Hull City Football Club

Today’s losses include:

  • A man whose brother died of wounds in September 1915
  • The brother of artists Norman Lindsay and Ruby Dyson
  • A Hull City footballer 

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Second Lieutenant William McDonald Noble (East Kent Regiment attached Royal Engineers) is killed at age 26. He is the son of ‘Sir’ William Noble.
  • Gunner Reginald Graham Lindsay (Australian Field Artillery) is killed in action at age 29. He is the brother of artists Norman Lindsay and Ruby Dyson.
  • Private Robert Bloye Wanstall (Royal Fusiliers) is killed in action at age 30. His brother died of wounds in September 1915.
  • Gunner Douglas Morgan (Royal Garrison Artillery) is killed at age 26. He appeared in 52 matches for the Hull City Football Club.