Tuesday 2 January 1917 – We Lost 260

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Cap badge of the Seaforth Highlanders

Cap badge of the Seaforth Highlanders

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.