Saturday 1 April 1916 – We Lost 271
Today’s losses include:
- An Aylesbury United Football Club player
- Multiple families that will lose two sons in the Great War
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Company Quartermaster Sergeant Reginald Edwin Southwell (South Staffordshire Regiment) dies of wounds at age 21. His brother will be killed in September 1918.
- Private Herbert Hazzard (Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry) is killed in action at age 21.
- Private George Bain (Seaforth Highlanders) dies of wounds. His brother will be killed in June 1917.
- Private Frederick John Coleman (Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry) is killed at age 25. He is played football for Aylesbury United Football Club.