Saturday 27 March 1915 – We Lost 132
The press begins a campaign criticizing the shortage of artillery shells follow the publication of Field Marshall Sir John French’s letter concerning the same issue in The Times newspaper.
Today’s losses include:
- A holder of the Royal Humane Society’s Medal for life saving
- A man whose brother will be killed in 1917
Today’s highlighted casualties are
- Lieutenant Alan Seymour-Jones (South Lancashire Regiment) dies of wounds when he is shot by a sniper at age 25. He is a holder of the Royal Humane Society’s Medal for life saving.
- Private Fred Papworth (Suffolk Regiment) is killed in action. His brother will die in March 1917.