Wednesday 17 January 1917 – We Lost 347

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Cap badge of the Liverpool Regiment

Cap badge of the Liverpool Regiment

No. 43 Squadron (Sopwith Two-Seater) arrives in France.

Today’s losses include:

  • Brothers killed together
  • An 18 year old

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Privates John W and Robert Christy (Liverpool Regiment) are killed in the same action. Robert dies at age 25 while John was only 21 and the brothers are buried together in the same grave at Pozieres British Cemetery.
  • Deck Hand Robert Stannard (Royal Naval Reserve) dies of septicemia at age 18.