1916, aeroplanes, air raid, Augustine Birrell, Battle of Verdun, British Prime Minister, civilian casualties, Deal, Easter Rising, England, execution, France, Germany, Great Britain, H. H. Asquith, House of Commons, Ireland, Kent, Military Service Act, Mort Homme, North Sea, Norway, Patrick Pearse, prisoners of war, recruitment, Thomas Clarke, Thomas MacDonagh, Verdun, Zeppelin
French push at Verdun; German positions north-west of Mort Homme and 100 prisoners taken. Zeppelin L20 wrecked off the Norwegian coast. Hostile aeroplane raid on Deal; three casualties. Resignation of Mr. Birrell; three of the Irish rebel leaders shot. New Military Service Bill introduced by Mr. Asquith extending compulsory principle to married men.