Saturday 27 March 1915 – We Lost 132

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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.