Saturday 16 December 1916 – We Lost 264


Today’s losses include:

  • A battalion commander
  • Multiple sons of members of the clergy
  • A man whose brother will be killed next April

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Lieutenant Colonel G F Pridham (commanding 1st/5th Welsh Regiment) dies on service in Egypt.
  • Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Robertson (Canadian Army Medical Corps) dies on service at home. He is the son of the Reverend Daniel Gordon.
  • Second Lieutenant Eric Alfred Theselton Line (Army Service Corps) dies on service in Salonika at age 21. He is the son of the Archdeacon of Waterford.
  • Private James McCallum (Quebec Regiment) is killed in action. His brother will be killed next April.