Tuesday 30 May 1916 – We Lost 311

by greatwarliveslost

British forces occuply New Langenburg (Lake Nyassa) and force the Germans to retreat from Mikutsheni (German East Africa).

Today’s losses include:

  • A family that will lose four sons in the Great War
  • A man whose brother will also be killed in the Great War

 Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Second Lieutenant Frank Lipp (Cameronians attached Welsh Fusiliers) dies on service in India at age 24. His brother will be killed in less than 3 weeks on the Western Front.
  • Private George Bradford (Sussex Regiment) is killed at age 21. He is the first of four brothers who are killed in the Great War.