1914, Aberdeen, Admiral of the Fleet, Allies, Austria, Austria-Hungary, Battle of the Vistula River, Battle of the Yser, Belgium, Carl Hans Lody, court martial, espionage, First Battle of Ypres, First Lord of the Admiralty, First Sea Lord, Flanders, France, Germany, John Fisher, monarchy, Ottoman Empire, Poland, Prince Louis of Battenberg, Royal Navy, Russia, trial, Turkey, Winston Churchill
The Allies gain ground at many points and repulse the intended move towards Dunkirk and Calais. Russians prevailing against both German and Austrian forces. Admiral H.S.H. Prince Louis of Battenberg resigns his position as First Sea Lord of the Admiralty. Admiral of the Fleet Lord Fisher appointed to succeed him. Turkey commits definite acts of hostility against Russia. Court-martial of an alleged German spy opens at Westminster. Mr. Churchill elected Rector of Aberdeen University.