1916, Battle of Verdun, British Empire, British Prime Minister, Dublin, Easter Rising, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, H. H. Asquith, Ireland, Italy, Libya, Mediterranean, Mersa Moresa, Senussi, trenches, Vaux, Vermelles
German attack on French centre west of the Vaux pond repulsed. Germans capture about 500 yards of British trenches north-east of Vermelles; part of the ground regained. Italian occupation of Mersa Moresa and the port of Bardia on the Mediterranean near the Egyptian frontier announced. Mr. Asquith leaves for Dublin to investigate the Irish situation.