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.