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Monday 3 September 1917 We Lost 540

Four Gotha bombers attack the Royal Naval barracks at Chatham with two bombs striking a drill hall being used as a temporary dormitory for naval recruits killing 130 and injuring 88. 694 more words


Tuesday 31 July 1917 We Lost 6,527

The official name of the battle is the 3rd Ypres, but it is universally known as the Battle of Passchendaele because it is really a series of engagements with the one objective of taking Passchendaele Village and its Ridge. 4,489 more words


Wednesday 7 March 1917 - We Lost 388

H M Trawler Vivanti (Skipper Thomas Henry Kay) founders off the coast of Fairlight Hastings. Thirteen including her skipper are lost. The fishing vessel Vulcana (Skipper Robert Walte Windeatt) is sunk by gunfire from UC-76 forty miles east southeast from Auskerry Lighthouse. 228 more words


Tuesday 31 October 1916 - We Lost 484

The collier S S Adriatic goes missing and is not heard from again.  Apprentice William Alfred Cheetham is lost at age 16.  His father was on the Imperial Trans-Antartic Expedition and will be killed in August 1918 when his ship is sunk. 513 more words


Paradise in Pefkos

Last Thursday in the very early morning, Debbie & I returned from a week’s holiday in Pefkos, a seaside resort in the island of… 4,040 more words