Wednesday 16 February 1916 – We Lost 240
Today’s losses include:
- The son of a Baronet
- A family that will lose three sons in the Great War
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Lieutenant Douglas Gilmour (Seaforth Highlanders) is killed in action at age 26. He is the son of ‘Sir’ John Gilmour of Lundin and Montrave 1st
- Private Arthur Daniel Crane (Northamptonshire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 31. He is the first of three brothers who are killed in the war.