January 1, 2018

HMS Aragon – sunk 31 December 1917

31 December 1917 – HMS Aragon   During the First World War the ship was requisitioned as a troop ship and became HMT Aragon. She took […]
December 30, 2017

Lieut-Commander PATRICK HOUSTON SHAW-STEWART – died 30 December 1917

Lieut-Commander PATRICK HOUSTON SHAW-STEWART Aged                                                     29 Unit                                                       Hood Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Awards                                                 Chevalier of the Legion of Honour. Croix De […]
December 30, 2017

Captain WILLIAM VICTOR EDWARDS – died 29 December 1917

Captain WILLIAM VICTOR EDWARDS Aged                                                     30 Unit                                                       7th Royal Dublin Fusiliers Buried at                                              JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY   Played as a Rugby Union Forward for: […]
December 28, 2017

No. 1 Pilot Boat Alfred H. Read – lost 28 December 1917

No. 1 Pilot Boat Alfred H. Read was a steam driven cutter built in 1913 by Murdoch and Murray of Glasgow for the Mersey Docks and […]