1916, aeroplanes, air raid, Aston, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Guillemont, Battle of the Somme, Battle of Verdun, Bedfordshire, Brusilov Offensive, Brzezany, Cambridgeshire, Chapitre, Clery, Combles, Corringham, Cuffley, decoration, Enfield, England, Essex, Fleury, France, Galicia, Germany, Ginchy, Gravesend, Great Britain, Great Waltham, Great Yarmouth, Guillemont, Harpenden, Hertford, Hertfordshire, Kent, Kimberley, Lincolnshire, London, Longfield, Maurepas, medal, Norfolk, Northfleet, Nottinghamshire, Peronne, Plumstead, prisoners of war, Redbourn, Royal Flying Corps, Rushmere, Russia, Somme, Southfleet, Suffolk, Sutton, Ukraine, Vaux, Verdun, Victoria Cross, William Leefe Robinson, Yorkshire, Zeppelin, Zlota Lipa
Great Anglo-French attack on the Somme; British take the whole of Guillemont and part of Ginchy; French attack from Maurepas and take Le Forest and the trenches north of it to the outskirts of Combles, and, farther south, take Cléry, on the road to Péronne; over 2,000 prisoners. German attempt at Verdun; they try to break through the Vaux-Chapitre defences; French progress east and north-west of Fleury. Thirteen Zeppelins raid the Eastern Counties and try to approach the London area; one Zeppelin destroyed at Cuffley, near Enfield, by Lieutenant William Leefe Robinson, R.F.C., awarded the V.C. Russians capture enemy position in the region of Brzezany, on the Zlota Lipa.