1916, Albert, Battle of Verdun, Belgium, Cork, Douaumont, Easter Rising, Enniscorthy, Flanders, fortress, France, Germany, Great Britain, HMY Aegusa, Ireland, Malta, Mediterranean, mines, Royal Navy, sinking, Somme, trenches, Ypres
German attacks east of Ypres and north of Albert repulsed. French attack south-east of Douaumont Fort; first-line trench of 500 yards taken. Admiralty announce loss of armed yacht Aegusa and mine-sweeper Nasturtium through striking mines in Mediterranean. Further surrenders in Ireland at Cork, Enniscorthy, and elsewhere.