Tuesday 11 January 1916 – We Lost 153
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Lieutenant Noel Henry Boles (Dorsetshire Regiment attached Royal Naval Air Service) is killed on Gallipoli at age 23. He is the son of the Reverend Canon Richard Henry Boles.
- Flight Sub Lieutenant Cecil Horace Brinsmead (Royal Naval Air Service) is killed at age 22. They are the last casualties of the failed Gallipoli campaign.
- Lieutenant Alfred Burton (Royal West Surrey Regiment) is killed in action by a sniper while on duty in the trenches at age 21. His was one of triplets (the sister survived) while his brother Richard died of wounds last year.