Sunday 24 February 1918 We Lost 190

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Victor Manson Spencer

Master Joseph Hill (S S Renfrew Master Joseph Hill age 39) is sunk by a torpedo eight miles southwest of St Ann’s Head St George’s Channel. Her crew of forty including her master are all killed.

Today’s losses include:

  • The last New Zealander executed at dawn in the war

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Private Victor Manson Spencer (Otago Regiment) is executed for desertion from near the front at age 23. He is the last New Zealander executed in the war.