More men from the Spalding and South Holland area had been reported as having died in action in 1916.
That week’s roll call of soldiers killed included Pte S E V Busley, son of Mrs B Busley, of Albion Street, Spalding.
Pte H J C Foxon, of the Grenadier Guards and formerly working for Mr F Armstrong of Spalding, had died of his wounds, as had Pte Harry Allen, son of Mr and Mrs A S Allen, of Bourne.
Pte R W Buff, who was serving with the Suffolk Regiment, came from the Suttons and had been killed in action.
Pte E Riseborough, of the Coldstream Guards, who had been a porter at Whaplode Station before the war, had been killed in action in France, as had Pte George H Gee, who came from the Holbeach area.