11 December 1918 We Lost 289
The Great War has been over for a month. The dying continues, from influenza and other ailments, wounds, accidents and even suicide.
Today’s losses include:
- The son of a Justice of the Peace
- An accountant and estate manager
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Commander Thomas Shirley Gooch (Royal Navy) dies on service at home at age 54. He is the son of the late Thomas Gooch JP.
- Private Wilfred Richardson (Durham Light Infantry) dies of bronchial pneumonia at age 33. He was an accountant and estate manager at Whitby and Secretary of the Traders’ Association.