Tuesday 30 May 1916 – We Lost 311
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.