Saturday 27 November 1915 – We Lost 237
Throughout the day the miserable weather conditions on Gallipoli, which began on the previous day, continue. Efforts are made to keep the men moving but it is impossible to keep the men from becoming severely frost bitten.
Today’s losses include:
- The son of a member of the clergy
- A man who served as the best man at his brother’s wedding last May and that brother will be killed in March 1917
- Multiple men who will lose a brother in the Great War
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Second Lieutenant Frederick Major Paull (Sherwood Foresters) is killed in action on Gallipoli at age 22. He is the son of the Reverend J W Paull.
- Sergeant George Crabb (Essex Regiment) dies of enteric fever and dysentery at home at age 29. His brother who was the best man at his wedding last May will be killed in action in March 1917.
- Private Charles Fountain (Suffolk Regiment) is killed at age 36. His brother will be killed in May 1917.
- Private John Finucane (Manchester Regiment) dies on service at home at age 19 one year to the day after his younger brother died on service in Cairo.