Saturday 17 August 1918 We Lost 398
Today’s losses include:
- Multiple families that will lose two sons in the Great War
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Signaler John Anthony Morse (Australian Engineers) is killed along with four other signalers when a stray 5.9 inch pierces the roof of their dugout near Rosieres. The 21-year old’s older brother was killed last year in Egypt.
- Gunner George Lionel Gorman (Canadian Field Artillery) is killed at age 28. His brother was killed last March.