The 1st of March History Calendar

St David's Day

On this day 100 years ago in 1917 Rifleman of the 2nd/9th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles) , died during World War One. Son of James William and Emily Payne, of Stour St, Cavendish, Suffolk.

131 years ago in 1886 The second hand George Cant was lost overboard from the Grimsby fishing ketch (GY414) in The North Sea.

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