Friday 1 February 1918 We Lost 192

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The hired trawler Cleon (Skipper Peter Campbell Sinclair RNR) is sunk by a mine off the Folkestone Gate Buoy.  The skipper is killed at age 30.

Today’s losses include:

  • The son of a member of the clergy
  • Multiple families that will lose two sons in the Great Wara

 Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Lieutenant Francis Hugh Tilney Stonex (Dublin Fusiliers) dies of wounds at home at age 25. He is the son of Canon Francis Tilney Stonex.
  • Private Samuel Harry Devereux (Training Reserve) is accidentally killed at age 18. His brother was killed in action in August 1916.
  • Private Arthur Agnis (Essex Regiment) is killed at age 19. His brother will die of pneumonia in March 1919.