Diary for Wednesday, October 27, 1915:
Britain: Food Home Production Committee urges more intense farming, use of female labour and guaranteed prices.
King George visits French armies and issues Orders of the Day. Writes in his diary: ‘… long serious talk with General Robertson (CoS to Sir J French) and he is strongly of the opinion that a change should be made here as soon as possible. He thinks Ditt (Sir D Haig) would be an excellent C-in-C and that he would work well with Joffre …’.
Champagne: Unsuccessful German attack. Castelnau’s report on offensive baffled at its failure.
Serbia: Serbs evacuate Knjazevac on east border. Kosch’s German X Corps takes record single haul of 1,400 Serb PoWs.
Serbia: Prime Minister Pasic cables Allies for help.