Tuesday 2 February 1915 – We Lost 92
British and Turkish patrols clash near the Suez Canal but a sandstorm halts any further action for the day.
Today’s losses include:
- A General
- A Justice of the Peace
- A man whose brother will be killed later this year
Today’s highlighted casualty is
Brigadier General William Hugh Eric Murray CB DL JP Ross-shire, General Staff, dies on service at home at age 56. He is a veteran of the Zhob Valley Expedition in 1884 and the South African War.
- Private Thomas W Ballard (Cheshire Regiment) is killed at age 41. His brother will be killed in May.