Tuesday 2 January 1917 – We Lost 260
The Norfolk Regiment suffers a heavy German trench raid.
Today’s losses include:
- A bombing instructor
- A man whose brother will be killed in October
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Sergeant and bombing instructor Cecil James Dougan (Seaforth Highlanders) dies of accidental injuries caused by the premature explosion of a rifle grenade at Abbeville.
- Private Frank R Rometch (Australian Infantry) is killed at age 36. His brother will be killed in October.