Saturday 30 December 1916 – We Lost 247

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Cap badge of the Border Regiment

Cap badge of the Border Regiment

Today’s losses include:

  • A battalion commander

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  •  Colonel Frederick Clifton Briggs (Devonshire Regiment commanding 3rd Border Regiment) dies at home at age 59.
  • Second Lieutenant John Richard Gutteridge Smith (Northumberland Fusiliers) dies of wounds received at the Battle of the Somme at age 26.