Saturday 30 December 1916 – We Lost 247
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.