Tuesday 6 August 1918 We Lost 431

The destroyer Comet (Lieutenant Commander Henry D Pridham-Wippell) is sunk by an Austrian submarine in the Mediterranean Sea with a loss of six crew members.

Today’s losses include:

  • An Australian Rugby International

 Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Bryan Desmond Hughes MC (Royal Dublin Fusiliers) is killed in action at age 30. He is the son of the late Honorable John Hughes and earned 2 caps playing International Rugby for Australia.