The Ypres Salient - CWGC

The total casualties of the British Expeditionary Force between 14 October and 30 November 1914:

BEF casualties - killed, wounded and missing
Officers: 2,368
Other Ranks (British): 50,529
Other Ranks (Indian): 4,627
Unallotted: 631
Total casualties (including 'unallotted'): 58,155

The casualty figures for German forces between 13 October and 24 November (in operations between La Bassée to the sea) have been calculated as 123,910. However, the figure for German casualties for the German defined Battle of Lille (15 - 28 October), Battle of the Yser (18 October - 30 November) and Battle of Ypres (30 October - 24 November) are quoted in the British Official History as: 134,315. ('Military Operations. France and Belgium, 1914' (Volume II), compiled by Brigadier-General Sir James E Edmonds, London, Macmillan, 1925; pp.467-468).

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